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Rare disease
Bifid mandibular condyle
  1. Girish Katti,
  2. Mohammed Najmuddin,
  3. Syeda Fatima,
  4. Jayesh Unnithan
  1. Deptartment of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Al Badar Dental College & Hospital, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India
  1. Correspondence to Professor Girish Katti, drgkatti{at}


A 20-year-old young male patient presented with limited mouth opening and cosmetic disfigurement since childhood. On examination, marked mandibular hypoplasia resulting in a convex facial profile was noted. Further radiographic investigation using orthopantomograph and CT scan with three-dimensional reconstruction revealed bifid mandibular condyle of the right side.

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