Cherubism: a clinical, radiographic, and histopathologic comparison of 7 cases.

@article{Pearrocha2006CherubismAC,
  title={Cherubism: a clinical, radiographic, and histopathologic comparison of 7 cases.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a A. Pe{\~n}arrocha and Jaime Bonet and Juan Manuel M{\'i}nguez and Jos{\'e} Vicente Bag{\'a}n and Francisco Orlando Cisternas Vera and Ignacio M{\'i}nguez},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2006},
  volume={64 6},
  pages={924-30}
}
PURPOSE Cherubism is an uncommon fibro-osseous disorder of the jaws that presents with varying degrees of involvement and a tendency toward spontaneous remission. Lesions are characterized by replacement of bone with fibrovascular tissue containing abundant multinucleated giant cells. We attempted to study the relationships among the degree of cherubism, the radiographic extent of the jaw lesions, the histopathologic findings, and the clinical course of 7 patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS In 7… CONTINUE READING