Craniofacial Skeletal Dysplasia of Opposite-sex Dizygotic Twins
作者: Szu-Ting ChouYu-Chuan TsengChin-Yun PanJenny Zwei-Chieng ChangHong-Po Chang
作者单位: 1Department of Orthodontics, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, and Faculty of Dentistry, College of Dental Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2Department of Orthodontics, National Taiwan University Hospital, and School of Dentistry, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
刊名: Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, 2011, Vol.110 (5), pp.342-346
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/S0929-6646(11)60051-X
关键词: dizygotic twinsmalocclusionopposite-sex twinsorthodontic treatmentskeletal dysplasia
原始语种摘要: Craniofacial skeletal dysplasia can lead to different skeletal malocclusions. Both environmental factors and heredity contribute to the formation of malocclusions. There are strong familial tendencies in the development of Angle's Class II and III malocclusions. Cases such as opposite-typed (Class II and III) malocclusions with skeletal and dentoalveolar discordance in siblings or dizygotic (DZ) twins have seldom been reported. We describe the rare case of a pair of opposite-sex DZ twins with completely different skeletal malocclusions, and discuss the clinical considerations for treatment. The patients were twins aged 13 years and 4 months. The girl had mandibular prognathism and a Class III dentoskeletal relationship, whereas the boy had skeletal Class II with mandibular retrusion....
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