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Mandibular atrophy and genial spines enlargement on cone beam computed tomography.
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PMID:  25147745     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Purpose. The aim of this paper is to report a case in which the cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) was important for the confirmation of the presence of mandibular atrophy and genial spines enlargement. Case Description. A 76-year-old female patient was referred for the assessment due to the complaint of chronic trauma in the anterior region of the floor of the mouth, which had been present for 2 months. CBCT images showed severe resorption of alveolar ridge and genial spines enlargement (5.5 mm × 12 mm). Conclusion. Accurate imaging assessment with the aid of 3D reconstructions allows the elimination of image superimposition and, therefore, plays an important role in the depiction of anatomical and pathological conditions, such as genial spines enlargement.
Authors:
Marcelo Lupion Poleti; Christiano Oliveira-Santos; Luciana Maria Paes da Silva Ramos Fernandes; Izabel Regina Fischer Rubira-Bullen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-07-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in dentistry     Volume:  2014     ISSN:  2090-6447     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Dent     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-08-22     Completed Date:  2014-08-22     Revised Date:  2014-08-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101573242     Medline TA:  Case Rep Dent     Country:  Egypt    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  803572     Citation Subset:  -    
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