Popliteal Petrygium Syndrome is a rare genetic condition. This syndrome is responsible for defects in craniofacial, digital, extremities and genital region. It consists of popliteal petrygium, clefting of lip and palate, labial pits, syngnathia, syndactyly, oligodontia, fusion of eyelid margins and genitourinary abnormalities. Overlapping features of this syndrome with other craniofacial disorders make it a diagnostic challenge; hence awareness concerning this is vital for its prompt diagnosis and management.
Key words- craniofacial anomaly, popliteal petrygium, hypodontia, cleft lip, cleft palate, labial pits, syndactyly.
Key message- Popliteal Petrygium Syndrome is an infrequent craniofacial anomaly affecting extremities, maxillofacial structures and genitourinary region. Our aim is to create awareness among dental and medical professionals regarding this condition for prompt diagnosis and treatment of these patients.
Received: 05 January 2019 Revised: 20 January 2019 Accepted: 22 January 2019
Corresponding author: Dr. Neha Verma, Unit of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Institute Of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Pin-221005.
This article may be cited as: Srivastav A, Verma N, Gupta S, Soni R, Kumar PN. Popliteal Petrygium Syndrome: A Rare Case Report with Hypodontia. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(2):81-83.