Hutchinson teeth

Hutchinson teeth are smaller and more widely spaced than normal and are notched on their biting surfaces.

It is a sign of congenital syphilis and should not be confused with:

History and etymology

Named after Sir Jonathan Hutchinson (1828–1913), English surgeon, ophthalmologist and pathologist.

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Article information

rID: 5630
System: Head & Neck
Section: Signs
Tag: dental
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Hutchinson's teeth

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