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Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2014, Article ID 925258, 3 pages
Case Report

Dental Management of a 14-Year-Old with Cockayne Syndrome under General Anesthesia

1Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Mamata Dental College, Khammam, Telangana 507002, India
2Department of Pediatric Dentistry, HKDET Dental College, Humnabad, Karnataka 585330, India
3Department of Pediatric Dentistry, St. Joseph Dental College, Eluru, Andhra Pradesh 534003, India
4Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Sree Sai Dental College, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh 532001, India

Received 23 July 2014; Accepted 20 November 2014; Published 10 December 2014

Academic Editor: Ronald S. Brown

Copyright © 2014 Divya Gaddam et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Cockayne’s syndrome is a rare, autosomal recessive disorder characterized clinically by cachectic dwarfism, cutaneous photosensitivity, loss of adipose tissue, mental retardation, skeletal and neurological abnormalities, and pigmentary degeneration of the retina. Dental caries is a common finding. Dental rehabilitation of a 14-year-old male with Cockayne’s syndrome is presented.