Revista Cubana de Estomatología
versión ISSN 0034-7507
NAGAHASHI MARIE, Suely; SUAZO GALDAMES, Iván y GUIMARAES, Antonio Sergio. Oral effects and also in the temporomandibular joint for the anticipatory phenomenon in patients with Steinert's muscular dystrophy. Rev Cubana Estomatol [online]. 2011, vol.48, n.4, pp. 410-415. ISSN 0034-7507.
ABSTRACT The Steinert's muscular dystrophy type 1 involves frequently the masticatory muscle causing muscular weakness and orofacial alterations; this entity is characterized by to present the anticipatory phenomenon where la offspring of a involved person develops the disease in an early way. The aim of present paper is to report 2 cases in mother and daughter diagnosed with the DM1 and to analyze the oral clinical features and the effects of anticipatory phenomenon of disease by stomatologic examination, measurement of masticatory strength and magnetic nuclear resonance of temporomandibular joint. The clinical expression of this disease was earlier in the daughter than in the mother, which was related to a greater number of lost teeth and of degenerative changes en la TMJ associated with a lesser masticatory strength.
Palabras llave : Steinert's muscular dystrophy; anticipatory phenomenon; temporomandibular joint; bite strength, oral health.