A tooth abnormality seen in congenital syphilis, characterized by pegged, lateral incisors and notched central incisors along the cutting edge, giving the permanent incisors a screwdriver like shape. This is a partial manifestation of Hutchinson’s triad.
- J. Hutchinson:
Report on the effects of infantile syphilis in marring the development of the teeth.
Transactions of the Pathological Society of London, 1858, 9: 449-456.
- On heredosyphilitic Struma and on the teeth as a means of diagnosis.
British Medical Journal, London, 1861, 515-517.
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