Oral manifestations of lipoid proteinosis in a 10-year-old female: A case report and literature update.
- Kevin C Lee,
- Scott M Peters,
- Yen Chen Kevin Ko,
- Timothy C Kunkle,
- Michael A Perrino,
- Angela J Yoon,
- Elizabeth M Philipone
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2018 Feb 14. Epub 2018 Feb 14.
Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, New York, NY, USA. Electronic address:
Lipoid proteinosis (LP) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by the deposition of amorphous hyaline material in the dermis and submucosal connective tissue. Here, we present a case of LP with significant oral, dermatologic, and neurologic manifestations occurring in a 10 year-old female of Asian descent. In addition to the more typical oral findings of restricted tongue movement and labial and buccal mucosal involvement, this case highlights an unusual pattern of gingival enlargement infrequently reported in the literature. Read More