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

Authors
  • Vieira, A R
  • Modesto, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of clinical pediatric dentistry
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2000
Volume
24
Issue
3
Pages
187–189
Identifiers
PMID: 11314140
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

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 development of the child as from its first year of life.

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