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Keratosis palmoplantaris associated with early-onset periodontitis: a case report.
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PMID:  20931924     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Keratosis palmoplantaris associated with periodontopathy or Papillon Lefevre syndrome is a very rare genetic disorder with autosomal recessive mode of inheritance and is characterized by hyperkeratosis of the palms and soles and early onset of a severe destructive periodontitis. The clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, therapeutic and periodontal management of an 8-year old male child diagnosed with this syndrome is discussed.
M Gunashekhar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The West Indian medical journal     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0043-3144     ISO Abbreviation:  West Indian Med J     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-11     Completed Date:  2010-11-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417410     Medline TA:  West Indian Med J     Country:  Jamaica    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  96-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Vishnu Dental College and Hospital, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Papillon-Lefevre Disease / diagnosis*,  therapy
Radiography, Panoramic

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