Bone-scan appearance of benign oral pathologic conditions

S. R. Matteson, E. V. Staab, J. T. Fine

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Bone scans and dental examinations were completed on 22 patients. Results indicate that periodontal and periapical inflammation, healing wounds, traumatized alveolar ridges, and multiple cementomas result in positive scans. These areas should be recognized as benign dental disease and not misinterpreted as malignant lesions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)759-763
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Oral Surgery
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1980

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  • Surgery


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