volume 40, issue 3, P229-233 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.04.012
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Chung How Kau, Nada M. Souccar, Jeryl D. English, Sherif G. Kamel, Mark E. Wong

Abstract: Cherubism is a rare non-neoplastic disease that affects the jaws causing significant destruction and disfigurement. The disease also affects the normal eruption, occlusion and function of the dento-alveolar complex. Cherubism may radiographically and histologically resemble central giant cell granuloma, fibrous dysplasia and other giant cell lesions. The case of a 15-year 4-month-old girl with no obvious facial swelling or signs of cherubism is described in this report. The patient presented with a dental malo…

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