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Hemimandibular hyperplasia treated by early high condylectomy: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12387615     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of hemimandibular hyperplasia in a young patient treated 12 years ago is presented. Clinical and radiographic findings were consistent with a diagnosis of right hemimandibular hyperplasia. An early high condylectomy was performed. In our opinion, the esthetic and functional results after this long-term follow-up are fairly satisfactory. We present a brief review of the literature to make a differentiation between condylar hyperplasia and hemimandibular hyperplasia and to stress the importance of early condylectomy to correct this disease.
F Bertolini; B Bianchi; G De Riu; A Di Blasio; E Sesenna
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of adult orthodontics and orthognathic surgery     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0742-1931     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Adult Orthodon Orthognath Surg     Publication Date:  2001  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-10-21     Completed Date:  2002-11-08     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8610335     Medline TA:  Int J Adult Orthodon Orthognath Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  227-34     Citation Subset:  D    
University Hospital of Parma, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Facial Asymmetry / complications,  surgery*
Follow-Up Studies
Longitudinal Studies
Malocclusion, Angle Class II / etiology
Mandible / pathology*
Mandibular Condyle / pathology,  surgery*

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