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A 19-year-old female patient with palmoplantar hyperkeratosis was referred to the prosthodontist for expert opinion and management of the case. She presented with inflamed gingiva, grade III mobility of all teeth except the second molars and generalized bone loss in the upper and lower jaw (Figure a, b). Her management included extraction of all the teeth followed by full mouth rehabilitation with implant supported fixed prostheses (Figure c).

What is the most probable diagnosis of the case?
A. Haim-Munk syndrome
B. Hypophosphatasia
C. Greither syndrome
D. Papillon-Lefvre syndrome | View the Article

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