Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 181-

Nonfamilial cherubism: A case report and review of literature


Revati Deshmukh1, Samir Joshi2, Priya Nimish Deo1 
1 Department of Oral Pathology, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Dental College and Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Dental College and Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Revati Deshmukh
Devikrupa, Shri Dashabhuja Ganesh Cooperative Housing Society, Near Dashabhuja Ganpati Karve Road, Paud Phata, Pune - 411 038, Maharashtra
India

Cherubism is a rare hereditary developmental condition of the jaws and generally inherited as an autosomal dominant trait. It is also known as familial fibrous dysplasia of the jaws, familial multilocular cystic disease and hereditary fibrous dysplasia of the jaws. The gene for cherubism is mapped to chromosome 4p16.3 may lead to pathologic activation of osteoclasts and disruption of jaw morphogenesis. The lesion usually appears between 2 and 5 years shows a predilection for the mandible and causes a bilateral swelling giving rise to a cherubic chubby appearance. The eosinophilic cuffing of blood vessels appears to be specific for cherubism. The diagnosis is based on clinical, radiographic and histopathologic findings. The purpose of this article is to present a rare case of nonfamilial cherubism as there are very few cases reported and to review the literature with its cone beam computed tomography findings.


How to cite this article:
Deshmukh R, Joshi S, Deo PN. Nonfamilial cherubism: A case report and review of literature.J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2017;21:181-181


How to cite this URL:
Deshmukh R, Joshi S, Deo PN. Nonfamilial cherubism: A case report and review of literature. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol [serial online] 2017 [cited 2021 Sep 19 ];21:181-181
Available from: https://www.jomfp.in/article.asp?issn=0973-029X;year=2017;volume=21;issue=1;spage=181;epage=181;aulast=Deshmukh;type=0