Papillon-Lefèvre Syndrome: Review of Imaging Findings and Current Literature

Jean Jose, Kyle Bartlett, Christopher Salgado, Nicholas M. Gutierrez

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Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome (PLS) is a rare autosomal recessive condition that causes palmoplantar keratoderma and premature exfoliation of primary and secondary dentition. There are several diseases that can mimic PLS, and it is estimated that the disease is far more prevalent than documented but may either be misdiagnosed or not acknowledged. Radiological exams can provide important clues to differentiate between these syndromes and make an accurate diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)139-142
Number of pages4
JournalFoot and Ankle Specialist
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 19 2015


  • MRI
  • Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome
  • keratoderma
  • roentgenogram

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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