Cherubism and its charlatans.

@article{Lannon2001CherubismAI,
  title={Cherubism and its charlatans.},
  author={Declan A Lannon and Michael J. Earley},
  journal={British journal of plastic surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={54 8},
  pages={708-11}
}
Cherubism is a rare hereditary condition characterised by progressive cystic proliferation of the mandible and maxilla in childhood, followed by post-pubertal involution of the process and jaw remodelling in adulthood. Its name is derived from the cherubic appearance that results from the jaw hypertrophy. Here, we present the case of a young boy with cherubism, in the context of his pedigree, to illustrate the clinical characteristics and their variable expression. We also seek to distinguish… CONTINUE READING

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