Hutchinson's teeth

Hutchinson's teeth (also known as Hutchinson's incisor, Hutchinson's sign or Hutchinson-Boeck teeth) are a sign of congenital syphilis. Babies with this have teeth that are smaller and more widely spaced than normal and which have notches on their biting surfaces. It is named after Sir Jonathan Hutchinson, an English surgeon and pathologist, who first described them.

Hutchinson's teeth form part of Hutchinson's triad.

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  • Hutchinson's teeth — Hutch·in·son s teeth həch ən sənz n pl but sing or pl in constr peg shaped teeth having a crescent shaped notch in the cutting edge and occurring esp. in children with congenital syphilis Hutchinson Sir Jonathan (1828 1913) British surgeon and… …   Medical dictionary

  • hutchinson's teeth — ˈhəchə̇sənz noun plural but singular or plural in construction also hutchinson teeth Usage: usually capitalized H Etymology: after Sir Jonathan Hutchinson died 1913 English surgeon : peg shaped teeth having a crescentic notch in the cutting edge… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hutchinson's teeth — narrowed and notched permanent incisor teeth: a sign of congenital syphilis. [Hutchinson (1828–1913), British surgeon] …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Зубы Гетчинсона (Hutchinson'S Teeth) — узкие выщербленные резцы (постоянные зубы): симптом врожденного сифилиса. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Hutchinson — may refer to:People*Hutchinson (surname)Places;United States * Hutchinson, Kansas * South Hutchinson, Kansas * Hutchinson, Minnesota * Hutchinson County, South Dakota * Hutchinson County, Texas * Hutchinson Island, Florida * Hutchinson Island… …   Wikipedia

  • Hutchinson's triad — n a triad of symptoms that comprises Hutchinson s teeth, interstitial keratitis, and deafness and occurs in children with congenital syphilis …   Medical dictionary

  • hutchinson teeth — noun plural but singular or plural in construction see hutchinson s teeth …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hutchinson, Sir Jonathan — ▪ British pathologist born July 23, 1828, Selby, Yorkshire, Eng. died June 26, 1913, Haslemere, Surrey       British surgeon, pathologist, pioneer in the study of congenital syphilis.       As Surgeon to the London Hospital (1859–83) and… …   Universalium

  • hutchinson's triad — noun Usage: usually capitalized H : a triad of symptoms comprising Hutchinson s teeth, interstitial keratitis, and deafness and occurring in children with congenital syphilis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hutchinson teeth — a tooth abnormality seen in congenital syphilis, in which the permanent incisors have a screwdriverlike shape, sometimes with notching of the incisal edges or depressions in the labial surfaces above the cutting edge. Called also Hutchinson… …   Medical dictionary


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