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CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 17-20

Grade V cherubism: A rare and aggressive entity


Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, J.S.S. Dental College and Hospital, Mysore (Karnataka)-570 015, India

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Karthikeya Patil
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, J.S.S. Dental College and Hospital, S.S. Nagar, Mysore-570 015, Karnataka
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0972-1363.57773

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Cherubism is a non-neoplastic, rare, hereditary childhood disease of bone characterized by bilateral enlargement of the jaws caused by bone degradation and replacement by fibrous tissue. The affected child is reminiscent of the cherub portrayed in Renaissance art. We report the clinicopathological and radiographic features of cherubism and review of literature.


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