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cherubism

 [cher´oo͡-bizm]
hereditary and progressive bilateral swelling at the angle of the mandible, sometimes involving the entire jaw, imparting a cherubic look to the face, in some cases enhanced by upturning of the eyes.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

che·rub·ism

(cher'ŭb-izm), [MIM*118400]
Hereditary giant cell lesions of the jaws beginning in early childhood; multilocular radiolucencies and progressive symmetric painless swelling of the jaws; bilateral; occurs with no associated systemic manifestations.
[Hebr. kerubh, cherub]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
An autosomal dominant [MIM 118400] condition, with 100% penetration in males who have a cherub-like physiognomy, that may be first recognised by age 5, when a child is obviously not losing the ‘baby fat’ in the face
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cherubism

Familial intraosseous fibrous swelling of jaws An AD condition, 100% penetration in ♂ with a cherub-like physiognomy, first recognized by age 5 Clinical Puffed-out cheeks, agenesis of permanent teeth, dental dysgenesis, exophthalmos, progressive, bilateral soap-bubble expansile lesions of bone, at the mandibular angle, submandibular lymphadenopathy
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

che·rub·ism

(cher'ŭb-izm)
Progressive symmetric, painless swelling of the jaws beginning in early childhood due to hereditary giant cell lesions manifested radiographically as multilocular radiolucencies. Condition tends to regress during adulthood.
[Hebr. kerubh, cherub]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Jones,

William A., U.S. dentist.
Jones disease - genetic trait resulting in fullness of the face, suggestive of a cherub. Synonym(s): cherubism; Jones syndrome
Jones syndrome - Synonym(s): Jones disease
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che·rub·ism

(cher'ŭb-izm) [MIM*118400]
Hereditary giant cell lesions of the jaws beginning in early childhood involving swelling.
Synonym(s): fibrous dysplasia of jaws.
[Hebr. kerubh, cherub]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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