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Keratosis palmoplantar periodontopathy

Keratosis palmoplantar periodontopathy: Introduction

Keratosis palmoplantar periodontopathy: A very rare inherited condition characterized by dry scaly patches on the skin of the palms and soles, gum and teeth problems and frequent skin infections. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Keratosis palmoplantar periodontopathy is available below.

Symptoms of Keratosis palmoplantar periodontopathy

  • Dry scaly skin on palms
  • Dry scaly skin on soles
  • Premature loss of primary teeth usually by 5 years of age
  • Premature loss of permanent teeth usually by 17 years of age
  • Inflammation of gums
  • more symptoms...»

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Definitions of Keratosis palmoplantar periodontopathy:

Keratosis palmoplantar periodontopathy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Keratosis palmoplantar periodontopathy, or a subtype of Keratosis palmoplantar periodontopathy, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Keratosis palmoplantar periodontopathy as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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