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Eponyms related to genetic disorders associated with gingival enlargement: Part II

Ahmad Al Aboud1, Nora Mohammed Al-Aboud2, Hanan Barnawi3, Ahlam Al Hakami3 1Department of Dermatology, King Abdullah Medical City, Makkah, Saudi Arabia 2College of Applied Sciences, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi-Arabia 3Department of Public Health, King Faisal hospital, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Corresponding author: Dr. Ahmad Al Aboud, E-mail: ahmadalaboud@hotmail.com
Submission: 27.05.2013; Acceptance: 21.09.2014
DOI: 10.7241/ourd.20151.32


There are genetic disorders associated with gingival enlargement. In our part I, we reviewed the eponyms linked to Hereditary Gingival Fibromatosis (HGF) [1]. In this part II of this review, we are going to shed some light on eponyms linked to groups of genetic disorders which may feature gingival enlargement (Table I) [215]. These groups include lysosomal storage disorders, vascular disorders and syndromes characterized by the presence of characteristic dental abnormalities.

 

Table 1: Eponyms related to genetic disorders associated with gingival enlargment

 



Figure 1: Johannes Fabry (1860-1930)



Figure 2: William Anderson (1842-1900)

 

Figure 3: Robert William Goltz

 

Figure 4: Robert James Gorlin (1923-2006)

 

Figure 5: Gertrud Hurler (1889–1965)

 

Figure 6: Harold Glendon Scheie (1909-1990)

 

Figure 7: Frederick Parkes Weber (1863-1962)

 

Figure 8: Pierre Maroteaux (1926-)

 

Figure 9: John Hans Menkes (1928-2008). Reprinted with permission from Neurology Today, an official publication of the American Academy of Neurology

 

Figure 10: Ludwig Pick (1868-1944)

 

Figure 11: William S. Sly

 

Figure 12: William Allen Sturge (1850-1919)

 

Figure 13: Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson (1878-1937)

 

Figure 14: Bruno Fleischer (1874-1965)

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Notes

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Conflict of Interest: None declared. 


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