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Cherubism

Cherubism: Introduction

Cherubism: Hereditory progressive swelling of the mandible and sometimes whole jaw giving a cherubic look of the face. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cherubism is available below.

Symptoms of Cherubism

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Cherubism: Complications

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Causes of Cherubism

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Definitions of 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. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Cherubism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Cherubism, or a subtype of Cherubism, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Cherubism as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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