"Papillon-Lefevre Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Rare, autosomal recessive disorder occurring between the first and fifth years of life. It is characterized by palmoplantar keratoderma with periodontitis followed by the premature shedding of both deciduous and permanent teeth. Mutations in the gene for CATHEPSIN C have been associated with this disease.
- Papillon-Lefevre Disease
- Papillon Lefevre Disease
- Keratosis Palmoplantaris with Periodontopathia
- Papillon-Lefevre Syndrome
- Papillon Lefevre Syndrome
- Keratosis Palmoplantar Periodontopathy
- Keratosis Palmoplantar Periodontopathies
- Palmoplantar Periodontopathies, Keratosis
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