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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Effectiveness of computed tomography to evaluate central giant cell lesion
Author: Dos Santos, LAN
Campos, PSF
Laranjeira, AL
Bonan, PRF
Martelli, H
Cardoso, SV
Abstract: Central giant cell lesion (CGCL) is a benign disease involving the mandible (70%) more than the maxilla; it tends to be more common in women. Clinically, the lesion may be associated with pain, tooth displacement, facial asymmetry, paraesthesia and ulceration of the mucosa. The radiographic aspect of CGCL is highly variable since it may appear as a unilocular or multilocular radiolucent area with expansion and perforation of the cortical bone. Few previous reports have dealt with the usefulness of CT in the evaluation of this lesion. The purpose of this study is to report the clinical and imaging features of a case, including CT, treated by a conservative method.
Subject: central giant cell lesion
X-ray computed
Country: Inglaterra
Editor: British Inst Radiology
Citation: Dentomaxillofacial Radiology. British Inst Radiology, v. 36, n. 8, n. 522, n. 525, 2007.
Rights: embargo
Identifier DOI: 10.1259/dmfr/26940351
Date Issue: 2007
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