Introduction Differences remain in the classification and diagnosis of fibro-osseous disease. There is a general consensus that the common entity for all of the lesions.
...CONT is the replacement of normal bone with a tissue composed of collagen fibers and fibroblasts that contain varying amounts of mineralized substance, which can be either bone or cementum-like material.
Cherubism: is a benign hereditary condition of the maxilla and/or mandible, usually found in children by 5 years of age. The term cherubism has been used to describe patients with cherubic facies of marked fullness of the jaws and cheeks and upwardly gazing eyes.
...CONT Cherubism usually occurs as an autosomal- dominant disorder, with 100% penetrance in males and 50% to 75% penetrance in females, with a 2-to-1 male predominance
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