Dimensional reproduction in rotational panoramic radiography

W. D. McDavid, G. Tronje, U. Welander, C. R. Morris

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The customary mathematical expressions for magnification in rotational panoramic radiography are examined. It is shown that although these expressions yield correct results for small objects placed perpendicularly to the central ray of the beam, they must be corrected in other situations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)96-101
Number of pages6
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1986
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Dentistry(all)


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