Michelin Tire Syndrome: A Case Report

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Tekin S. M., Yılmaz S., Sivrikaya E. C., Yılmaz O.

13th International ACBID congress, Antalya, Turkey, 24 - 28 April 2019

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • City: Antalya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Michelin Tire Baby Syndrome (MTBS) is a rare congenital disorder and characterized clinically well defined multiple ring shaped skin folding. There are only 30 cases reported in the literature. Diagnosis is mainly clinical, and skin folds gradually diminish and disappear with age without any intervention. In addition, supernumerary teeth, cleft palate and dental anomalies can be seen. The pathogenesis of this condition is unclear.
Case: In present case, it was reported a case of MTBS in a 8 year old male. In clinical anamnesis, he has hypertrophic fibrotic tissue in the left maxillary region and the teeth eruption was late. In addition, radiographs were examined and multiple supernumere teeth was seen.
Conclusion: Treatment planning for eruption of the teeth, clinical features, histopathology, prognosis of this rare disorder have been discussed.