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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 89-92

Chlorodontia : Minocycline induced staining of permanent dentition - a case report


1 Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Manipal college of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, India
2 Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Manipal college of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, India

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Ajit Auluck
Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Manipal college of Dental Sciences, Mangalore
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-0707.42267

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Tetracycline staining the developing teeth is a well known and documented condition. But newer tetracycline derivatives like minocycline can even stain the permanent teeth. We report a case of 45 year old female patient, a known case of multiple myeloma who developed green discoloration of her permanent teeth following minocycline therapy for treatment of acne vulgaris.


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