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Periapical cemento-osseous dysplasia: a case report with twelve-year follow-up and review of literature.
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PMID:  25425097     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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AIM: To present a case report describing the long-term behavior of periapical cemento-osseous dysplasia by observing the radiographic changes that took place over a period of twelve years. A review of the pertinent literature is also presented.
SUMMARY: A healthy 26-year-old white female was referred to the Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center Endodontic Department for evaluation of an asymptomatic radiolucency at the apex of the right mandibular lateral incisor. Following a clinical evaluation that included pulp testing, a diagnosis of periapical cemento-osseous dysplasia (PCOD) was made. No treatment was rendered but follow-up visits were recommended. The patient was subsequently re-evaluated 8 times over a period of 12 years. During that time the lesion changed in appearance, displaying the various phases of PCOD. At the same time, lesions affecting the three adjoining incisors appeared and behaved in a similar manner. At the 12-year recall the right lateral and both central incisors showed no evidence of PCOD and an almost normal trabecular pattern of bone could be seen. Misdiagnosis and unnecessary treatment of PCOD may be avoided with careful pulp testing and knowledge of its most common locations of occurrence, radiographic appearances (phases), and benign behavior. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Authors:
E S Senia; M S Sarao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-11-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  International endodontic journal     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1365-2591     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Endod J     Publication Date:  2014 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-11-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8004996     Medline TA:  Int Endod J     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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