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Lipoid proteinosis: A review with two case reports.

Authors
  • Kabre, Vishal
  • Rani, Smitha
  • Pai, Keerthilatha M
  • Kamra, Sakshi
Type
Published Article
Journal
Contemporary Clinical Dentistry
Publisher
Medknow Publications
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2015
Volume
6
Issue
2
Pages
233–236
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4103/0976-237X.156053
PMID: 26097361
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Lipoid proteinosis (LP) is a rare autosomal recessive genodermatoses characterized by deposition of amorphous hyaline material in different parts of the body, especially the skin, mucous membranes of the upper aerodigestive tract, and internal organs. Oral cavity is most extensively affected area by the disease. This paper reports two classic cases of LP with oral manifestations but without a history of consanguinity along with a concise review of the literature on the disease.

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