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J Int Soc Prev Community Dent. 2014 Jan;4(1):67-70. doi: 10.4103/2231-0762.127853.

Unilateral condylar hyperplasia: A case report and review of literature.

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1
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Rajah Muthiah Dental College and Hospital, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India.
2
Department of Periodontics, Rajas Dental College, Chennai, India.
3
Department of Periodontics, SRM Dental College, Chennai, India.
4
Department of Public Health Dentistry, Ultra Best Dental Sciences, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract

Condylar hyperplasia is (CH) an uncommon malformation of the mandible involving change in size and morphology of the condylar neck and head. CH is an anomaly that usually occurs unilaterally and equally affects in both men and women. Hyperplasia of the condyle 'differentiated into hemimandibular hyperplasia, hemimandibular elongation and CH. Here, we are presenting a case of 17-year-old male patient with unilateral CH and its review of the literature.

KEYWORDS:

Condylar hyperplasia; TMJ pain; mandibular condyle; unilateral

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