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Filippi Syndrome: A Lesser Reported Craniodigital Syndrome with Unique Features
1Division of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India
2Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Dr. R Ahmed Dental College and Hospital College, Kolkata, India
Journal of Pediatric Dentistry 2022; 8(1): 45-50 DOI: 10.14744/JPD.2021.12_96
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Filippi syndrome is a sporadic craniodigital syndrome with autosomal recessive inheritance characterized by microcephaly, dysmorphic face, prenatal and postnatal growth failure, syndactyly of fingers and toes, and varying degrees of mental retardation. Approximately 30 cases have been reported in the literature so far. This study aims to report and document a case of a 13-yearold girl with classical features of Filippi syndrome who had, in addition, a shovel-shaped maxillary permanent central incisor. We believe this dental finding could represent an uncommon feature observed in only a subset of patients with Filippi syndrome.