Hyperkeratosis palmoplantaris with periodontosis (Papillon-Lefevre syndrome): Report of three cases, two occurring in siblings

S. R. Prabhu, D. K. Daftary, H. M. Dholakia

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Three cases of palmar-plantar hyperkeratosis with periodontosis, 2 cases of which occurred in siblings, are reported. The parents were unaffected, and parental consanguinity was present in all 3 cases. All essential features of the syndrome were present in these cases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)262-266
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Oral Surgery
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-1979
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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