PREVALENCE, ETIOLOGY AND CLINICAL FEATURES OF SKELETAL FLUOROSIS: A CRITICAL REVIEW


Pratiti Datta, Pratyay Pratim Datta

Abstract


Fluorosis is endemic in different parts of the world. The condition may be manifested as dental fluorosis, skeletal fluorosis and other types of fluorosis (non-skeletal fluorosis). Most importance is given to dental fluorosis by the researchers. But, skeletal fluorosis is another form of fluorosis which is often neglected; though this form of fluorosis can cause criplling of a person. In the present study a thorough review has benn undertaken about the prevalence, etiology and clinical features of skeletal fluorosis.

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PREVALENCE, ETIOLOGY AND CLINICAL FEATURES OF SKELETAL FLUOROSIS: A CRITICAL REVIEW

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01-07-2013

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Innovare Journal of Medical Sciences
Vol 1 Issue 2 2013 (July-September) Page: 5-6

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Pratiti Datta
Saveetha Dental College, Chennai
India

Pratyay Pratim Datta
Dept. of Pharmacology, Hi-Tech Medical College and Hospital, Bhubaneswar, India
India


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