Focal palmoplantar and gingival hyperkeratosis syndrome: report of a family, with cytologic, ultrastructural, and histochemical findings.

@article{Young1982FocalPA,
  title={Focal palmoplantar and gingival hyperkeratosis syndrome: report of a family, with cytologic, ultrastructural, and histochemical findings.},
  author={William George Young and G. M. Newcomb and Terry J Daley},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology},
  year={1982},
  volume={53 5},
  pages={473-82}
}
An Australian family in which two members were affected by focal palmoplantar and gingival mucosal hyperkeratosis syndrome is reported. The propositus and his daughter had symptoms which suggested that esophageal lesions might be present. In view of the association of tylosis with esophageal carcinoma in other families, both patients were investigated by barium swallow or endoscopy. No esophageal lesions were found. Previously unreported paranuclear bodies were described in the keratinocytes of… CONTINUE READING