Aplasia of lacrimal and salivary glands

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Aplasia of lacrimal and salivary glands

Synonyms: ALSG | Congenital absence of lacrimal puncta and salivary glands

A rare autosomal dominant disorder characterized by aplasia atresia or hypoplasia of the lacrimal and salivary glands leading to varying features since infancy such as recurrent eye infections irritable eyes epiphora xerostomia dental caries dental erosion and oral inflammation.

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