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what do you suggest if my child was just diagnosed with condylar resorption. anyone else have it and can shed some light?

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Followup With Doctor: Your child's age is unknown. Condylar Resorption affects the mandible (lower jaw bone) causing a decrease in its size/shape resulting in Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction. It can lead to facial asymmetry, bite disorders, & more. Rheumatoid Arthritis, & Lupus are causes but it can occur with no identifiable cause. Treatment includes surgery. See your doctor for further evaluation & treatment.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
CONDYLAR RESORPTION : Consult orthopedic to find out the cause of resorption .

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