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Cleidocranial dysplasia: Etiology, clinicoradiological presentation and management

Author(s): İsmet Rezani Toptancı | Hakan Çolak | Serhat Köseoğlu

Journal: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Investigations
ISSN 1309-8578

Volume: 3;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 133;
Date: 2012;
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Keywords: Cledio-cranial dysplasia | supernumerary teeth | diagnosis

Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) is an autosomal dominantskeletal dysplasia characterised by abnormal clavicles,patent sutures and fontanelles, supernumerary teeth,short stature, and a variety of other skeletal change. Cleidocranialdysplasia is caused by mutation in the geneon 6p21 encoding transcription factor CBFA1, i.e. runtrelatedtranscription factor 2 (RUNX2). Individuals withCCD should be followed by either a team of specialist orby individual specialist familiar with the problems that canbe associated with this condition. J Clin Exp Invest 2012;3(1): 133-136
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