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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 88-92

Isolated cleft lip with generalized aggressive periodontitis: A rare entity


1 Department of Periodontics, Dental Sciences, KLE University, Belgaum, India
2 KLE Dr. Prabhakar Kore Basic Science Research Centre, KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, KLE University, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Renuka Metgud
Department of Periodontics, KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, KLE University, Belgaum, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-124X.145825

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Oro-facial clefts are one of the most common birth defects and may be associated with other genetic anomalies. Aggressive periodontitis is a rare condition that progresses rapidly, but affects only a small percentage of the population. Most of the cases of aggressive periodontitis are familial. Even though, literature has documented the association of various genetic disorders with aggressive periodontitis, the aggressive periodontitis in patients with isolated cleft lip (CL) have never been addressed. Here, we report a rare case of isolated CL with generalized aggressive periodontitis. The concomitant presentation of isolated CL with aggressive periodontitis in an individual has clinical significance for multi-disciplinary care.


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