Unilateral condylar hyperplasia - probable
Gradually developing facial asymmetry through the last 2 years.
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Right condylar enlargement, neck elongation and downward growth of its body and ramus.
Narrowing of the right T.M.J with small subcortical pseudocystic changes of its articular surfcaes.
Condylar hyperplasia is (CH) an uncommon malformation of the mandible involving change in size and morphology of the condylar head and neck.
The disease usually occurs unilaterally,
It occurs between 10 and 30 years of age.
It affects both men and women equally.
The enlargement of condyle results in unilateral elongation of face, deviation of the chin to the contralateral side and malocclusion.
- Bharathi SC, Senthilnathan S, Kumar LD et-al. Unilateral condylar hyperplasia: A case report and review of literature. J Int Soc Prev Community Dent. 2014;4 (1): 67-70. doi:10.4103/2231-0762.127853 - Free text at pubmed - Pubmed citation
- Alyamani A, Abuzinada S. Management of patients with condylar hyperplasia: A diverse experience with 18 patients. Ann Maxillofac Surg. 2012;2 (1): 17-23. doi:10.4103/2231-0746.95311 - Free text at pubmed - Pubmed citation