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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 43-47

Nonfamilial cherubism


Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Guru Nanak Dev Dental College, Sunam, Punjab, India

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A Trivedi
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Guru Nanak Dev Dental College, Sunam, Punjab
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.112408

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Cherubism is a non neoplastic progressive heredity disease affecting the jaw bones. It is a benign disease with a characteristic symmetrical involvement of the maxilla and mandible. It usually affects children before 5 years of age, with painless progressive swelling of the cheeks, frequently associated with dental malformations. Here, we are presenting a case report of a 12-year-old boy suffering from cherubism.






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