Enamel pit defects and taurodontism in a patient with ring chromosome 14 and 47,XXX

Janice A. Townsend, Letitia Lacour, Angela E. Scheuerle

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The purpose of this paper is to describe the clinical findings and management of a case involving a patient with co-occurring ring chromosome 14 syndrome and 47,XXX presenting with enamel pit defects and taurodontism. Ring chromosome 14 syndrome is an unusual condition with uncontrolled seizure disorder as its most significant finding; 47,XXX (trisomy X; triple X) is a more common condition and has characteristic physical and behavioral findings. Neither condition has been associated with enamel pit defects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-43
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Dentistry for Children
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2017



  • 47,XXX
  • Developmental anomalies
  • Ring chromosome 14

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Dentistry(all)

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