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[Genetic aspects of cherubism].

Authors
  • Brix, M
  • Peters, H
  • Ranfaing, E
  • Ricbourg, B
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revue de Stomatologie et de Chirurgie Maxillo-faciale
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2006
Volume
107
Issue
2
Pages
105–108
Identifiers
PMID: 16738517
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Apart from dominant cases cherubism sometimes occurs sporadically, some of the cases resulting from a neomutation of the candidate gene. The present case with familial bone homeostasis and dental disorders is an argument for the recessive transmission hypothesis or for another candidate gene.

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