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Pacifier-sucking associated with a bizarre habit: A case report

Vieira, AR (2000) Pacifier-sucking associated with a bizarre habit: A case report. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, 24 (3). 187 - 189. ISSN 1053-4628

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Abstract

A case of a child, who used the pacifier with an uncommon habit is presented. She pulled out the hair on the right side of her head after rolling it round the base of the pacifier. She then sucked it and swallowed it. Based on this report the authors are emphasizing the importance of accompanying the orofacial develooment of the child as from its first year of life.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Vieira, ARarv11@pitt.eduARV11
Date: 1 December 2000
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry
Volume: 24
Number: 3
Page Range: 187 - 189
Schools and Programs: School of Dental Medicine > Dental Science
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1053-4628
MeSH Headings: Bezoars--etiology; Deglutition; Female; Habits; Humans; Infant; Infant Care--instrumentation; Sucking Behavior; Trichotillomania--complications
PubMed ID: 11314140
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2012 15:08
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2020 13:55
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/14200

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