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Imaging characteristics of benign, malignant, and infectious jaw lesions: a pictorial review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21862767     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this article is to describe the indications and appropriate imaging studies for various jaw tumors and tumorlike lesions, the imaging findings, the differential diagnosis, and appropriate treatment options.
CONCLUSION: It is important for radiologists to recognize the indications and appropriate imaging studies for various jaw lesions. Radiography is typically used for first-line imaging. If necessary, it is followed by CT for evaluation of osseous lesions and MRI for characterization of soft-tissue lesions.
Kathleen A Meyer; Laura W Bancroft; Thomas J Dietrich; Mark J Kransdorf; Jeffrey J Peterson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  197     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-24     Completed Date:  2011-10-31     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  W412-21     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic in Florida, 4500 San Pablo Rd, Jacksonville, FL 3224, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Jaw Diseases / diagnosis*
Jaw Neoplasms / diagnosis
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Radiography, Panoramic
Radionuclide Imaging
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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