Journal of Pharmacy And Bioallied Sciences

DENTAL SCIENCE - CASE REPORT
Year
: 2013  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 139--141

Hyperplasia of the mandibular body: An anomaly in a developmental anomaly


Vaiyapuri Ravi1, Saravanan Srinivasan2, Mathew Jacob3, Priya Kesavan3, Rajathi Palani3, Sekar Balakrishnan3 
1 Department of Conservative Dentistry, Vivekanandha Dental College for Women, Trichengode, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Navodaya Dental College, Raichur, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Vinayaka Missions Sankarachariyar Dental College and Hospital, Ariyanoor, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Vaiyapuri Ravi
Department of Conservative Dentistry, Vivekanandha Dental College for Women, Trichengode, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu
India

Hyperplasias of the mandible are usually seen in relation to the condyle or affecting one half of the mandible, such cases being described as hemimandibular hyperplasia or elongation. This article presents a rare case of hyperplasia of the right body of the mandible. The case being unique in that although being present from childhood did not cause any functional disturbances or any occlusal disharmony characteristically seen in such developmental anomalies. Here, we describe the clinical, radiographic and histopathologic findings that led to the diagnosis hyperplasia of the mandibular body and the treatment rendered to provide the esthetic correction.


How to cite this article:
Ravi V, Srinivasan S, Jacob M, Kesavan P, Palani R, Balakrishnan S. Hyperplasia of the mandibular body: An anomaly in a developmental anomaly.J Pharm Bioall Sci 2013;5:139-141


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Ravi V, Srinivasan S, Jacob M, Kesavan P, Palani R, Balakrishnan S. Hyperplasia of the mandibular body: An anomaly in a developmental anomaly. J Pharm Bioall Sci [serial online] 2013 [cited 2022 Aug 16 ];5:139-141
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