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Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15347495     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 15-year-old boy presented with symmetric, well-demarcated, yellowish, keratotic plaques over the skin of his palms and soles extending onto the dorsal surfaces. Well-circumscribed, psoriasiform, erythematous, scaly plaques were also present on the elbows and knees bilaterally along with dystrophy an transverse grooving of the nails. He also had swollen and friable gums since the age of 3 with subsequent loss of most of his permanent dentition. These findings are consistent with Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome. The clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, complications and management of this syndrome are discussed.
Shahbaz A Janjua; Amor Khachemoune
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2004-07-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatology online journal     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1087-2108     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatol. Online J.     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-09-06     Completed Date:  2005-06-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610776     Medline TA:  Dermatol Online J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  13     Citation Subset:  IM    
Ayza Skin and Research Center, Lalamusa, Pakistan.
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MeSH Terms
Case Management
Cathepsin C / genetics
Genes, Recessive
Papillon-Lefevre Disease / diagnosis*,  genetics
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