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Online Journal of Veterinary Research©
Volume 21(11):707-709, 2017.
Incidence of enamel hypoplasia in a cohort of 540 dogs.
Salmani Saman1, Seydi Niloofar2*, Elyasi Boshra3, Ghashghaii Ali4
1, 2, 4- Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Razi University, Kermanshah, 3--Department of Radiology, Islamic Azad University Science and Research Branch, Tehran. *corresponding author:firstname.lastname@example.org
Salmani S, Seydi N, Elyasi E, Ghashghaii A., Incidence of enamel hypoplasia in a cohort of 540 dogs, Onl J Vet Res., 21(11):707-709, 2017. Tooth enamel is highly mineralized, durable, and does not remodel or repair. Hereditary Amelogenesis imperfecta results when insufficient enamel matrix is formed on teeth during development/eruption. Nearly all teeth and surfaces are involved. Severe systemic infections such as canine distemper virus in puppies during tooth eruption or poor nutrition also causes poor enamel. We examined 540 dogs during 6 months referred for various clinical conditions including hypoplasia of enamel. Results showed that 11 dogs (2%) had the condition 1 due to canine distemper and 10 to hypocalcemia.
Key words- Enamel hypoplasia, Canine Distemper, Hypocalcemia, Dogs.