By Gary M. White, MD
Type 1 plasminogen deficiency is a rare AR disorder characterized by low levels of circulating plasminogen.
- Onset is in infancy, childhood or adulthood.
- Skin spared.
- Oral and ocular mucosal ulcerations and gingival hyperplasia may occur.
The oral and ocular ulcerations are described as white-yellow nodular ulcerations that take on a ligneous appearance (woody). The term "ligneous periodontitis" has been used.
JAMA Derm 2014;150;1228 (CP)
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