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Cherubism

A fibro-osseous hereditary disease of the jaws. The swollen jaws and raised eyes give a cherubic appearance; multiple radiolucencies are evident upon radiographic examination.

Year introduced: 1965

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Tree Number(s): C05.116.099.708.375.199, C05.500.174, C07.320.173, C16.131.621.207.540.170, C16.320.170

MeSH Unique ID: D002636

Entry Terms:

  • Familial Fibrous Dysplasia of Jaw
  • Familial Multilocular Cystic Disease of the Jaws
  • Familial Benign Giant-Cell Tumor of the Jaw

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