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A case of familial cherubism

Maines Evelina , Morandi Grazia , Piona Claudia , Monti Elena , Doro Francesco , Gaudino Rossella , Antoniazzi Franco

Background: Cherubism is a rare autosomal dominant bone disease characterized by bilateral painless enlargement of the jaws, that typically first appear at the age of 2–7 years. In this condition the affected bone is replaced with fibrous tissue, giving the patient a cherubic appearance.Until now only 300 cases have been reported in the literature.Case report: A caucasian 4-year-old male child came to our Pediatric Clinic comp...