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Descriptor English: Cherubism
Descriptor Spanish: Querubismo
Descriptor Portuguese: Querubismo
Descriptor French: Chérubinisme
Entry term(s): Familial Benign Giant-Cell Tumor of the Jaw
Familial Fibrous Dysplasia of Jaw
Familial Multilocular Cystic Disease of the Jaws
Tree number(s): C05.116.099.708.375.199
C05.500.174
C07.320.173
C16.131.621.207.540.170
C16.320.170
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002636
Scope note: A fibro-osseous hereditary disease of the jaws. The swollen jaws and raised eyes give a cherubic appearance; multiple radiolucencies are evident upon radiographic examination.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65
DeCS ID: 23965
Unique ID: D002636
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Cherubism - Preferred
Concept UI M0004034
Scope note A fibro-osseous hereditary disease of the jaws. The swollen jaws and raised eyes give a cherubic appearance; multiple radiolucencies are evident upon radiographic examination.
Preferred term Cherubism
Entry term(s) Familial Benign Giant-Cell Tumor of the Jaw
Familial Fibrous Dysplasia of Jaw
Familial Multilocular Cystic Disease of the Jaws



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