Journal Article (Journal Article)

Cherubism is a rare, hereditary fibroosseous lesion of the jaws that is thought to undergo spontaneous involution after puberty. Treatment is unnecessary unless functional or emotional disturbances develop. This article describes the 21-year follow-up of a patient with cherubism and briefly reviews the pertinent literature.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Riefkohl, R; Georgiade, GS; Georgiade, NG

Published Date

  • January 1, 1985

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 85 - 90

PubMed ID

  • 3977245

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0148-7043

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00000637-198501000-00016


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States