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58 Possible Causes for Overgrowth of the Maxilla

  • Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 20

    The most common physical features among the patients were relative hypertelorism and overgrowth of the maxilla leading to overbite, hand and feet anomalies such as brachydactyly[cags.org.ae]

  • Maxillary Sinusitis

    The marrow expansion in the facial bones results in delay in pneumatisation of the sinuses, overgrowth of the maxillae, and forward displacement of the upper incisors with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thalassemia

    […] of the maxillae Ribs and long bones becoming boxlike and convex Premature closure of epiphyses resulting in shortened limbs Compression fracture of the spine (which may result[emedicine.medscape.com] (hypertrophy) of the upper jaw (maxillae), exposing the upper teeth.[rarediseases.org] […] characteristic of beta thalassemia intermedia or beta thalassemia major) Prominent frontal bossing (due to bone marrow expansion) Delayed pneumatization of sinuses Marked overgrowth[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Alpha Thalassemia

    […] of the maxillae Ribs and long bones becoming boxlike and convex Premature closure of epiphyses resulting in shortened limbs Compression fracture of the spine (which may result[emedicine.medscape.com] […] characteristic of beta thalassemia intermedia or beta thalassemia major) Prominent frontal bossing (due to bone marrow expansion) Delayed pneumatization of sinuses Marked overgrowth[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Alpha-Thalassemia-Myelodysplastic Syndrome

    […] of the maxillae Ribs and long bones becoming boxlike and convex Premature closure of epiphyses resulting in shortened limbs Compression fracture of the spine (which may result[emedicine.medscape.com] […] characteristic of beta thalassemia intermedia or beta thalassemia major) Prominent frontal bossing (due to bone marrow expansion) Delayed pneumatization of sinuses Marked overgrowth[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Alpha-Thalassemia - Myelodysplasia Syndrome

    […] of the maxillae Ribs and long bones becoming boxlike and convex Premature closure of epiphyses resulting in shortened limbs Compression fracture of the spine (which may result[emedicine.medscape.com] […] characteristic of beta thalassemia intermedia or beta thalassemia major) Prominent frontal bossing (due to bone marrow expansion) Delayed pneumatization of sinuses Marked overgrowth[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Microcytosis

    […] of the maxillae Ribs and long bones becoming boxlike and convex Premature closure of epiphyses resulting in shortened limbs Compression fracture of the spine (which may result[emedicine.medscape.com] […] characteristic of beta thalassemia intermedia or beta thalassemia major) Prominent frontal bossing (due to bone marrow expansion) Delayed pneumatization of sinuses Marked overgrowth[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Gingival Hyperplasia

    On clinical examination a generalized and firm overgrowth of the gingival throughout the maxilla and the mandible were evident.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intraoral examination revealed generalized pink gingiva with rolled gingival margins, lobulated papillae, and fibrous overgrowth throughout the maxilla and mandible, particularly[dentalaegis.com]

  • Acromegaly

    […] accompanied by separation of the teeth Jaw malocclusion and overbite Soft tissue enlargement Skeletal overgrowth and thickening causing many areas to appear swollen Deep[physio-pedia.com] […] increased perspiration Increased skin thickness Darkening and thickening of body hair Frontal skull bossing- an abnormally heavy brow and prominent forehead Widening of the maxilla[physio-pedia.com]

  • Beta Thalassemia

    (hypertrophy) of the upper jaw (maxillae), exposing the upper teeth.[rarediseases.org] […] distinctive facial features including an abnormally prominent forehead (frontal bossing), full cheek bones (prominent malar eminence), a depressed bridge of the nose, and overgrowth[rarediseases.org]

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