Condylar hyperplasia of the mandible is an uncommon idiopathic disorder of the jaw characterised by increased volume
of the condyle, unilaterally or bilaterally, leading to facial asymmetry, mandibular deviation, malocclusion and articular dysfunction.
CASE REPORT: The authors present one case of unilateral condylar hyperplasia of a 16-year-old patient affected by severe facial
asymmetry. Conventional X-rays examinations, multislice spiral CT and bone SPECT were used for the final diagnosis of primary
condyle hyperplasia. The patient was treated with a combined orthodontic and surgical approach.
condylar hyperplasia with a combined orthodontic and surgical approach including condylectomy yield good aesthetic and functional
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Harvard: M. Portelli, E. Gatto, G. Matarese, A. Militi, L. Catalfamo, E. Gherlone, A. Lucchese (2015) "Unilateral condylar hyperplasia: diagnosis, clinical aspects and operative treatment. A case report", European Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, 16(2), pp99-102. doi: https://www.ejpd.eu/wp-content/uploads/pdf/EJPD_2015_2_2.pdf
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