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IP International Journal of Maxillofacial Imaging

Differential diagnosis of radiolucencies of mandibular condyle

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Author Details : Bhakti Patil Soman

Volume : 3, Issue : 4, Year : 2017

Article Page : 107-111

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The mandibular condyle is a region in which tumor/tumor-like lesions rarely form; osteoma, osteochondroma, chondroma, and synovial chondromatosis being the most common pathologic enities. However these lesions are more radiopaque than radiolucent. This review and flowchart will help the readers to develop a differential diagnosis for radiolucencies of the mandibular condyle with prevalence of this conditions which rarely affect condyle.

Keywords: Mandibular condyle, Radiolucencies, Preauricular swelling

How to cite : Soman B P, Differential diagnosis of radiolucencies of mandibular condyle. IP Int J Maxillofac Imaging 2017;3(4):107-111

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