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salivary gland imaging

Asymptomatic bilateral enlargements of parotid area :        Benign lymphoepithelial lesion        SJorgen’s syndrome        Alcoholism        Medication        Warthins tumour Painful bilateral enlargement:         Secondary to radiation treatment         Secondary to bacterial or viral sialadenitis Diffuse facial swelling in the parotid region not related to abnormalities of gland:       …

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radiopacities not necessarily contacting teeth

Tori,exostosis and peripheral osteomas Unerupted,impacted and supernumerary teeth Retained roots Idiopathic osteosclerosis Condensing or sclerosing osteitis Mature focal cementoosseous dysplasia Fibrous dysplasia Focal sclerosing osteomyelitis Diffuse sclerosing osteomylitis Proliferative periostitis Mature odontoma Ossifying subperiosteal hematoma   Rarities Cementifying & ossifying fibroma Chondroma & chondrosarcoma Mature osteoblastoma Metastatic osteoblastic carcinoma Osteoblastoma …

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puneeta2

NO  rim enhancement or any abnormal uptake of contrast. Focus of calcification noted with in the lesion. No bony erosion seen. IMPRESSION – findings raise possibility of lymphangioma?? Dermoid?? Hemangioma ?? further investigations required.     RENDU-OSLER SYNDROME( GI TRACT AND CNS INVOLVEMENT) STURGEWEBER SYNDROME(LEPTOMENINGEAL ANGIOMAS, PORTWINE STAINS) KASABACH-MERRITT SYNDROME(PURPURA,COAGULOPATHY,HEMOLYSIS,INTRALESIONAL …

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priyadarshini chaudary

   Resorption is a process in which the structure of bone or teeth undergoes destruction due to osteoclastic activity. If resorption occurs in bone the cells are called osteoclast, if resorption occurs in tooth it is called odontoclast.                                   The resorbing cell osteoclast is a multinucleated giant cell formed by …

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PRINCIPLES OF RADIOGRAPHIC INTERPRETATION

Interpret: to offer an explanation Interpretation: an  explanation Radiographic interpretation : an explanation of what  is viewed on dental radiograph. Diagnosis: the identification of a disease by examination or analysis   Dental radiographs are essential for diagnostic purposes. All dental radiographs must be carefully reviewed and interpreted. A great deal …

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Presentation1

Major infiltration of the gums by leukemic cells is common in acute myelomonocytic or monocytic leukemia and may be the presenting manifestation. This feature is less frequent in other types of acute leukemia. Noticeable gingival hypertrophy may also result from several drugs—phenytoin, cyclosporine, nifedipine, diltiazem, verapamil, and penicillamine—and from various maladies—scurvy, …

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prathima conference- MMP C.P07

severity of symptoms, site & progression      low-risk patients ( oral mucosa and/or skin only) Topical corticosteroids and intralesional steroid injections Tetracycline 1-2g/day and Nicotinamide 2-2.5g/day. Therapy with dapsone (25-200mg/day) may be initiated if poor response is seen to topical steroids low doses of prednisone (0.5 mg/kg per day), with …

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