Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Male

Grossly expanded mandible with abnormal bone.


Grossly expanded mandible.

Case Discussion

There is a grossly expanded mandible with abnormal bone texture. Features here are of cherubism which is an autosomal dominant condition presenting in children as bilateral and symmetrical fullness around the jaw. It has previously been considered a variant of fibrous dysplasia, but it is a distinct entity.

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