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CASE REPORT - PATHOLOGY
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 373-376

Cherubism in 12 year young female


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Chhattisgarh Dental College and Research Institute, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India
2 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
3 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rungta College of Dental Sciences and Research, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Heena Mazhar
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Chhattisgarh Dental College and Research Institute, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ams.ams_177_17

PMID: 30693269

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Cherubism is a rare benign, autosomal-dominant inherited fibro-osseous lesion of jaw characterized by excessive bone degradation of the upper and lower jaws followed by the development of fibrous tissue masses. It is usually self-limiting; it starts in early childhood and involutes by puberty. The purpose of this clinical report is to describe a nonfamilial case of cherubism on a teenager female patient first treated by calcitonin nasal spray followed by surgical resection and recontouring after puberty.


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