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May 1974

Papillon-Lefèvre Syndrome

Author Affiliations

Sapporo, Japan

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Hokkaido School of Medicine (Drs. Ohkawara and Miura), and the Department of Periodontology, University of Hokkaido School of Dentistry (Dr. Ishikawa), Sapporo, Japan.

Arch Dermatol. 1974;109(5):726-728. doi:10.1001/archderm.1974.01630050064018

A patient with Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome (palmo-plantar hyperkeratosis with periodontosis) had involvements also of the knees, elbows, and fingernails. This is the third reported case in Japan, and this patient did not have abnormal calcification inside the skull.