aggressive periodontitis type 1

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aggressive periodontitis type 1

An autosomal dominant condition (OMIM:170650) characterised by severe and protracted gingival infections, leading to tooth loss.

Molecular pathology
Defects in CTSC, which encodes cathepsin C, a ubiquitous lysosomal cysteine proteinase, cause aggressive periodontititis type 1.
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