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Orthodontic Treatment after High Condylectomy in Patients with Unilateral Condylar Hyperplasia

VOLUME 50 : NUMBER 12 : PAGES (727-735) 2016

DIEGO FERNANDO LĂ“PEZ, DMS, MS

SANTIAGO HERRERA-GUARDIOLA, DMS, MS

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Unilateral condylar hyperplasia (UCH) is a self-limiting, but deforming, pathological condition that affects facial hard and soft tissues, creating functional and esthetic problems. It is caused by an asymmetrical, progressive overgrowth involving the condylar head or neck, mandibular body, ramus, or a combination of these. Obwegeser and Makek described the adaptation of dentoalveolar and skeletal structures that occurs when a mandibular lateral deviation develops,...

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