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Case report
Oral manifestations of lamellar ichthyosis in association with rickets
  1. Nitesh Tewari,
  2. Vijay Prakash Mathur,
  3. Rigzin Tamchos and
  4. Morankar Rahul
  1. Centre for Dental Education and Research, AIIMS, New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Morankar Rahul; captainrahul88{at}


Lamellar ichthyosis (LI) is a rare genetic condition that affects the skin, with an incidence of less than 1:300 000 in different parts of the world. This report describes a case of a 5-year-old girl with LI and rickets presenting with premature loss of 51, 52, 61, 62 and 71, grade II mobility in 72, 73, 81, 82 and 83 along with loss of supporting bone with 53, 63, 72, 73, 82 and 83. This is the first report describing oral manifestations of this combination of LI and rickets.

  • congenital disorders
  • mouth
  • dermatology
  • dentistry and oral medicine

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  • Contributors NT involved in concept, design, review of literature, preparation and revision of the manuscript. VPM and MR involved in review of literature and critical revision of the manuscript. RT involved in patient care and preparation of the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Parental/guardian consent obtained.

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