What is Cherubism?

Cherubism is a rare, self-limiting, fibro-osseous, genetic disease of childhood and adolescence characterized by varying degrees of progressive bilateral enlargement of the mandible and/or maxilla, with clinical repercussions in severe cases.

Other condition names

  • CRBM

Inheritance type

Autosomal dominant, Autosomal recessive, Not applicable


  • Worldwide: Unknown

Age of Onset

  • Childhood
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