A report of 2 cases of green pigmentation in the primary dentition associated with cholestasis caused by sepsis

Antoniella Busuttil Naudi, Amera B Ammari, Diane E Fung

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Green pigmentation of teeth is uncommon but, when it occurs it is a cause of anxiety to the child and family. It also causes the child to lose self-esteem and increases social issues for the family. The purpose of this paper was to present the management of 2 unrelated patients who presented with green primary teeth following sepsis-induced liver dysfunction and hyperbilirubinemia in infancy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-4
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Dentistry for Children
Volume75
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 29 May 2008

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Biliary Atresia
  • Cholestasis
  • Dental Care for Chronically Ill
  • Dental Veneers
  • Humans
  • Hyperbilirubinemia, Neonatal
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Tooth Discoloration

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