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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 48-51

Bilateral coronoid hyperplasia causing limited mouth opening: A report of two cases


1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Government Dental College and Hospital, Aurangabad, India
2 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Government Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai, India
3 Department of Dentistry, SBH Government Medical College and Hospital, Dhule, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Pooja Jain
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Government Dental College and Hospital, Aurangabad, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jclpca.jclpca_101_17

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Bilateral hyperplasia of the coronoid process of the mandible is an unusual entity which often presents with limited mouth opening. Thorough clinical and radiographic examination can help in the diagnosis and the treatment planning of this condition. This article consists of a case report of two patients. The patient in each case, presented with a reduced mouth opening, and when subjected to further investigations, was diagnosed with bilateral coronoid hyperplasia.


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