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Indian Journal of Mednodent and Allied Sciences
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 3
First page : ( 224) Last page : ( 227)
Print ISSN : 2347-6192. Online ISSN : 2347-6206.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2347-6206.2017.00037.1

Papillon-Lefevre Syndrome-A Report of Two Cases

 Pushpanjali1,*, Rani Leena2, Dayanandam M.3, Sultana Juweria4

1Associate Professor, Deptartment of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, GDC & H, RIMS, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India

2Post Graduate, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, GDC & H, RIMS, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India

3Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, GDC & H, RIMS, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India. sindhudentalsdnr@gmail.com

4Post Graduate, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, GDC & H, RIMS, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India. juwerias1@gmail.com

*Corresponding author email id: sindhudentalsdnr@gmail.com

Online published on 14 March, 2018.

Abstract

Papillon-Lefevre syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive trait characterised by palmoplantar hyperkeratosis and precocious loss of both deciduous and permanent teeth. The aetiology is multifactorial with genetic, immunological, microbiological factors being considered a main etiopathogenic factors. We present here two cases of two siblings affected with Papillon-Lefevre syndrome.

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Keywords

Papillon-Lefevre syndrome, Palmoplantar hyperkeratosis, Precocious loss of teeth.

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