Reena Rai

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Papillon-Lefévre Syndrome (Papillon Lefevre Disease, Juvenile Periodontosis with Hyperkeratosis, Keratosis PalmoPlantaris with Periodontopathia,Palmoplantar keratoderma with periodontosis,Hyperkeratosis palmoplantaris with Periodontosis, PLS Syndrome,palmar plantar hyperkeratosis with concominant periodontal destruction,Palmar-Plantar Hyperkeratosis Periodontal Destruction,PLS Cochin Jewish Disease,Synonym/Haim-Munk Syndrome)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history The age of onset for Papillon-Lefévre syndrome (PLS) is usually between 1-5 years. Be alert for thickening, dryness and fissuring of palms and soles, aggravation during winter, loosening followed by loss of deciduous teeth by the age of 5, loss…

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