Hutchinson's teeth

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Hutchinson's teeth
Other names: Hutchinson's incisor, Hutchinson's sign or Hutchinson-Boeck teeth
Notched incisors in congenital syphilis
CausesCongenital syphilis

Hutchinson's teeth are small teeth with notches on their biting surfaces, seen in congenital syphilis.[1]

Hutchinson's teeth form part of Hutchinson's triad.[1]

It is named after Sir Jonathan Hutchinson, assistant surgeon at The London Hospital, who described teeth in congenital syphilis in 1861.[1]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Nissanka-Jayasuriya, EH; Odell, EW; Phillips, C (September 2016). "Dental Stigmata of Congenital Syphilis: A Historic Review With Present Day Relevance". Head and neck pathology. 10 (3): 327–31. doi:10.1007/s12105-016-0703-z. PMID 26897633. Archived from the original on 2023-02-10. Retrieved 2023-05-13.

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