Cherabism: Presentation of a case

Ashima Valiathan, V. K. Prashanth

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Cherubism is a rare, fibro-osseous bone disease that affects the jaws. Bilateral enlargement of the mandible produces a full, round lower face. The skin over the cheeks stretches and pulls the lower eyelids down, exposing a thin line of sciera and eyes that are raised, seemingly heavenward. The patient in this report was diagnosed but not treated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)237-238
Number of pages2
JournalAngle Orthodontist
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-1997
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Orthodontics

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    Valiathan, A., & Prashanth, V. K. (1997). Cherabism: Presentation of a case. Angle Orthodontist, 67(3), 237-238.