Unilateral Mandibular Condylar Hyperplasia

Neera Ohri, Indu Dhiman, Umesh Dhiman, Parul Uppal
2017 International Journal of Medical and Dental Sciences  
Mandibular condylar hyperplasia is a relatively rare condition with uncertain etiology affecting the condylar head, neck and many a times body and ramus of mandible. The condition causes facial asymmetry, deviation of the jaw, occlusal derangements and articular dysfunction. Radiographic examination plays a critical role in establishing a correct diagnosis. Bone scintigraphy scan has been found to be effective in direct assessment of condyar activity which aids in proper treatment planning.
more » ... tment planning. Here, we report a case of unilateral condylar hyperplasia in a 31year old male patient which was diagnosed and corrected with the help of appropriate radiographic examination.
doi:10.19056/ijmdsjssmes/2017/v6i2/149920 fatcat:jkru5peiybe3jjyxe3pyk5h2cm