Unilateral condylar hyperplasia - probable

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Presentation

Gradually developing facial asymmetry through the last 2 years.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

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.

Case Discussion

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.

 

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Case information

rID: 31778
Case created: 27th Oct 2014
Last edited: 8th Feb 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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