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Scott Bartlett, Michael Ehrenfeld, Gerson Mast, Adrian Sugar

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Ed Ellis III

General Editor

Daniel Buchbinder

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Condylar hyperplasia

Definition: Isolated unilateral enlargement of condylar neck.

The characteristics of condylar hyperplasia are:

  • Posterior open bite or canting of occlusal plane depending on time when hyperplasia develops
  • Asymmetry of lower facial third
Condylar hyperplasia
Condylar hyperplasia