Aplasia of lacrimal and salivary glands

What is Aplasia of lacrimal 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.

Other condition names

  • ALSG
  • Congenital absence of lacrimal puncta and salivary glands

Inheritance type

Autosomal dominant

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