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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 147-149

Zimmermann-Laband syndrome: A rare case report of father and son


1 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Periodontics, Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Manoj K Mallela
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-8632.112357

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The Zimmermann-Laband syndrome also known as Laband-Zimmermann syndrome or Laband's syndrome was reported by Zimmermann in the year 1928. It is a rare inherited autosomal dominant disease characterized by pathognomonic triad of extensive gingival enlargement (gingival fibromatosis), abnormalities of the nose and ears, absence or hyperplasia of the nails or terminal phalanges of the hands and feet. The syndromic characteristics are highly variable and complicated. The present study describes a case report of father and son aged 42 years and 13 years respectively, presenting features of Zimmermann-Laband syndrome.


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