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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2005  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 96-98

Prosthodontic rehabilitation in Papillon-Lefevre syndrome: A case report


Department of Prosthodontics, Centre for Dental Education and Research, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

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Veena Jain
Department of Prosthodontics, Centre for Dental Education and Research, AIIMS, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.16451

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Papillon-Lefevre syndrome is a rare recessive genetic disorder. The clinical manifestations include palmar-plantar hyperkeratosis with precocious rapidly progressive periodontal disease that results in premature exfoliation of primary and permanent dentitions. Patients are often edentulous at an early age. Here is the report of prosthodontic rehabilitation of a case of Papillon-Lefevre syndrome in a 6-year-old child.






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