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Unilateral condylar hyperplasia - probable

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


Two year history of gradually progressive facial asymmetry.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Right condylar enlargement, neck elongation, and downward growth of its body and ramus.

Narrowing of the right temporomandibular joint with small subcortical pseudocystic changes of the articular surfaces.

Case Discussion

Condylar hyperplasia is 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.

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Case information

rID: 31778
Published: 5th Nov 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Tag: article
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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