Gorlin Syndrome

AUTHORS

Masoomeh Shirzaii 1 , Sirous Risbaf Fakour 2 , *

1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Faculty of Dentistry, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran

2 Department of Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran

How to Cite: Shirzaii M, Risbaf Fakour S . Gorlin Syndrome, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2013 ; 15(1):e93155.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 15 (1); e93155
Published Online: April 07, 2012
Article Type: Case Report
Received: February 08, 2011
Accepted: September 15, 2011

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Abstract

Gorlin syndrome is a dominant autosomal familial disorder. The manifestations begin at an early age and a combination of phenotypic abnormalities such special facial appearance, jaw cysts and skeletal anomalies are seen in this disease. A 22-year-old woman referred to Zahedan Dental School complaining of pain on the left cheek. During the examination, several cutaneous lesions in the neck, pits in palm and sole and multiple jaw cysts were observed. According to the clinical symptoms, lesion biopsy and reports of Gorlin syndrome radiography were presented.

Keywords

Gorlin syndrome Basal cell carcinoma Jaw cyst

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