Gardener Syndrome: A Rare Case ReportArora M1*, Deora SS2, Arora P3 and Saluja P1
- *Corresponding Author:
- Manpreet Arora, MDS, Reader
Department of Oral Pathology
SGT Dental College and Hospital, Gurgaon, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: February 18, 2014; Accepted date: April 21, 2014; Published date: April 23, 2014
Citation: Arora M, Deora SS, Arora P, Saluja P (2014) Gardener Syndrome: A Rare Case Report. Dentistry 4:233. doi: 10.4172/2161-1122.1000233
Copyright: © 2014 Arora, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Gardner syndrome (GS) is a group of diseases manifested as familial adenomatous polyposis accompanied by characteristic jaw lesions. The documented prevalence of Gardner syndrome varies from 1: 8,300 to 1: 16,000 live births in varying literatures . The syndrome associated intestinal polyps have a 100% risk of malignant transformation . Early identification and surgical intervention of the disease are important to prolong the life of the patient. Facial abnormalities like familial adenomatous polyposis, osteomatous jaw, ocular lesions and several dental abnormalities, and abdominal desmoid tumors are the characteristic features of this disease . We elaborate a case of Gardener syndrome emphasizing on the diagnostic aspect and the management of the syndrome.