Manpreet Kaur1, Sonali Shah1, Prashant Babaji2, Jaideep Singh3, Divya Nair4, Suresh S Kamble5
1 Department of Oral Pathology, Raj Rajeswari Dental College, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Pedodontics, Vyas Dental College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
3 Department of Orthodontics, Maharana Pratap Dental College, Kanpur, Utter Pradesh, India
4 Department of Oral Pathology, Guardian Dental College, Ambernath, Maharastra, India
5 Department of Prosthodontics, MIDSR Dental College, Latur, Maharastra, India
Cherubism is a rare congenital disease resulting in malformation of the jaw. It occurs before the age of 5 years and regress spontaneously after puberty. It can result into enlargement of the jaw bone, tooth displacement, facial disfigurement and psychological trauma to patient. Hence, the understanding about the condition, its progression and management is necessary.
Keywords: Cherubism, childhood disease, giant cell lesion, jaw growth, malocclusion