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Cherubism: review of four affected members in a Kuwaiti family.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15344997     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cherubism is a rare autosomal dominant fibro-osseous disorder of childhood, mostly limited to the maxilla and mandible. Extra-cranial skeletal involvement is rare. Post-pubertal involution of the process and jaw remodeling occurs in adulthood. The aim of this case report is to present four cherubs, a father and his three daughters, in whom the diagnosis was made based on history, physical examination, laboratory tests and typical radiological features. The imaging characteristics are discussed and the published literature is reviewed.
L Petkovska; S Ramadan; M O Aslam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Australasian radiology     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0004-8461     ISO Abbreviation:  Australas Radiol     Publication Date:  2004 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-09-03     Completed Date:  2005-02-10     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0047441     Medline TA:  Australas Radiol     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  408-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Radiology Department, Al-Adan Hospital, Safat 5326, Kuwait.
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MeSH Terms
Cherubism / genetics,  radiography*
Child, Preschool

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