• Users Online: 55
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 90-93

Fluorosis: An Uncommon Cause of Quadriparesis


1 Registrar, Department of Medicine, SMS Medical College & Attached Hospitals, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
2 Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, SMS Medical College & Attached Hospitals, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
3 Professor, Department of Medicine, SMS Medical College & Attached Hospitals, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

Fluorine is a double edged sword as its higher levels are linked with dental/skeletal fluorosis while its deficiency is associated with dental caries.1 Skeletal fluorosis may remain asymptomatic or may present with myeloradiculopathy secondary to cord compression and nerve root involvement. Neurological complication including quadriparesis is a rare complication of endemic fluorosis. Since the changes of dental and skeletal fluorosis are irreversible, prevention is the mainstay of controlling the disease.


[PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed24    
    Printed2    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded5    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal