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Cherubism: Clinical features, Investigation, Treatment and Types of Cherubism

Cherubism: Clinical features, Investigation, Treatment and Types of Cherubism

Cherubism: Clinical features Cherubism is an autosomal-dominant genetic defect that affects bone remodeling in the specific anatomically confined limits of the embryologic mandible and sometimes of the mandible and maxilla. Cherubism does not occur in any other bone and will not cross a bony suture to an adjacent bone. Cherubism first begins to manifest itself […]

November 22, 2012 | By | Reply More
Cherubism : Etiology , Clinical features  & Management

Cherubism : Etiology , Clinical features & Management

Cherubism : Etiology , Clinical features  & Management Cherubism is a genetic chromosomal disorder that is characterized by multiple multilocular bone lesions in the mandible and maxilla that starts in childhood, enlarge and then regress. Etiology: It is caused by 1 of several mutations in the SH3DP2 gene. Clinical features: 1. Common in male 2. […]

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