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It is a disorder characterized by abnormal bone tissue in the lower part of the face. Beginning in early childhood, both the lower jaw and the upper jaw become enlarged as bone is replaced with painless cyst-like growths. The symptoms are:
1. Swollen cheeks
2. Prominent lower face
3. Enlarged jaw
4. Abnormal teeth
5. Thick gums
6. Enlarged lymph nodes under jaw
HOW IS CHERUBISM DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis is usually conducted by a dentist who will carry out a physical examination to check for any dental anomalies. A dental X ray will also help in pointing out the exact condition. CT scans may also be conducted by the dentist.
HOW IS CHERUBISM TREATED?
This condition is usually known to improve over time with the changing landscape of the jawline and bone structure. Surgical bone grafting may be an option for very severe cases, while elimination of bulk cysts and fibrous tissue can also help in improvement.
DID YOU KNOW?
In patients with orbital issues of diplopia, eye proptosis, and visual loss will require ophthalmologic treatment.