Is sickle cell anemia a risk factor for severe dental malocclusion?

The aim of this study was to investigate possible associations between sickle cell anemia (SCA) and the severity of dental malocclusion (MO). This was a retrospective cohort study of 93 individuals with SCA (G1) and 186 individuals without the disease (G2). SCA patients were randomly selected by a s...

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Main Authors: Cyrene Piazera Silva COSTA, Halinna Larissa Cruz Correa CARVALHO, Soraia de Fátima Carvalho SOUZA, Erika Bárbara Abreu Fonseca THOMAZ
Format: Article
Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa Odontológica 2015-01-01
Series:Brazilian Oral Research
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