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