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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 171-175

Non-syndromic non-familial bilateral parotid and submandibular salivary gland aplasia with lacrimal duct atresia: A rare congenital ectodermal defect


1 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Saraswati Dental College and Hospital, Lucknow, India
2 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Saraswati Dental College and Hospital, Lucknow, India
3 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
4 Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
5 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Kunal Sah
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Saraswati Dental College and Hospital, Faizabad Road, 233 Tiwari Ganj, Lucknow - 227 105, Uttar Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2278-0521.142337

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Salivary gland agenesis is a rare disorder, which can appear singly or in combination with other genetic disorders. Bilateral parotid and submandibular salivary gland aplasia is an extremely rare condition found to be associated with mutation of gene encoding fibroblast growth factor (FGF) 10. Here, we present a rare case of non-syndromic non-familial bilateral parotid and submandibular salivary gland aplasia with lacrimal duct atresia in a 7-year-old male patient.


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