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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 90-92

Isolated congenital fusion of the gums


1 Paediatric Unit, Yaoundé Gynaeco-Obstetric and Paediatric Hospital, Cameroon
2 Paediatric Surgical Unit, Yaoundé Gynaeco-Obstetric and Paediatric Hospital, Cameroon
3 Anaesthesia/Intensive Care Unit, Yaoundé Gynaeco-Obstetric and Paediatric Hospital, Cameroon
4 Radiology Department, Yaoundé Gynaeco-Obstetric and Paediatric Hospital, Cameroon

Correspondence Address:
A Chiabi
Paediatric Unit, Yaoundé Gynaeco-Obstetric and Paediatric Hospital, P.O. Box 4362, Nlongkak, Yaoundé
Cameroon
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.44185

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Isolated congenital fusion of the gums is a rare anomaly. Early surgical treatment is indicated, as longstanding cases will impair normal feeding leading to nutritional and growth problems. We report the first case in the Yaoundι Gynaeco-Obstetric and Paediatric Hospital, which was successfully managed surgically.


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