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Basirat M, Pakfetrat A, Javadian Langaroodi A. Papillon-Lefèvre Syndrome: a case report. 3dj 2012; 1 (2) :33-38
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1- Oro-maxillofacial developmental diseases research center, Department of oral medicine, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Dental school, Rasht, Iran
2- Dental Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Dental School, Mashhad, Iran
3- Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Dental School, Mashhad, Iran
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Introduction: Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome(PLS) characterized by palmoplantar hyperkeratosis is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder with rapidly progressive periodontitis and premature loss of both deciduous and permanent teeth. In this study, we report the clinical and radiographic features of Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome in an 11- year-old girl and we also discuss the history and various theories about the etiology and treat‌ment planning for this syndrome.

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Type of Study: Original article | Subject: Radiology
Received: 2013/11/10 | Accepted: 2013/11/17 | Published: 2013/11/17

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