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Year : 2004  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 306-310

Papillon-Lefevre Syndrome - A Case Report

Dept of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Govt Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai - 400 001 Maharashtra, India

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Papillon-Lefevre Syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of Palmoplantar Keratinisation (PPK) in which there is a unique association of the palmoplantar hyperkeratosis and premature loss of both deciduous and permanent teeth. In most cases, the PPK is noted within the first 3 years of life. Usually the patient becomes edentulous by 20 years of age. A case of 13 years old female with AS sydrome is discussed in this article.

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