Haim-Munk Syndrome

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Haim-Munk Syndrome

Haim-Munk syndrome is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by palmoplantar keratoderma, severe periodonitis, arachnodactyly, acroosteolysis, atrophic changes of the nails, and a radiographic deformity of the fingers (summary by {4:Hart et al., 2000}).
 

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The terms "Haim-Munk Syndrome" returned 2 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Haim Munk syndrome: report of two siblings of northern India treated with acitretin.
 

Author(s): Raviprakash Sasankoti Mohan, Sankalp Verma

Journal: Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. ;77(2):252.

 

Haim Munk Syndrome (HMS) is the allelic mutation of exon 6 codon in cathepsin C gene. Here, we present two cases of same family with HMS having all the cardinal features of HMS which includes palmo plantar keratoderma and periodontitis along with arachnodactyly, acroosteolysis, onychogryphosis, ...

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2011

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Haim-Munk syndrome and Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome are allelic mutations in cathepsin C.
 

Author(s): T C Hart, P S Hart, M D Michalec, Y Zhang, E Firatli, T E Van Dyke, A Stabholz, A Zlotogorski, L Shapira, W A Soskolne, A Zlorogorski

Journal: J. Med. Genet.. 2000 Feb;37(2):88-94.

 

Of the many palmoplantar keratoderma (PPK) conditions, only Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome (PLS) and Haim-Munk syndrome (HMS) are associated with premature periodontal destruction. Although both PLS and HMS share the cardinal features of PPK and severe periodontitis, a number of additional ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2000

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