CBCT report of three intresting cases of cysts and its radiographic presentations

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Author Details : A Cicilia Subbulakshmi*, Saravana Bharathi, S Naveen

Volume : 7, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 176-181


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Accurate diagnosis with imaging and treatment planning are key in the execution of any surgical procedure.Panoramic radiography has been routinely used in dentistry to assist in clinical diagnosis, treatment procedure but it has limitations such as overlapping of anatomical areas which are of interest in the diagnosis. The invention of computed tomography (CT) had revolutionized the digital imaging though their limitations like 2-dimensional imaging features such as distortion, magnification, and superimposition were present. Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is rapidly gaining Interest in the medical fraternity. it was designed with the aim to offset some of the limitations of panoramic and CT imaging .
CBCT ever since its inception, it had been routinely used in dentistry for its numerous advantages such as 3-dimensional and multi-planar views. Linear, Curved and angular measurements could be performed along with area and volume calculation and density. All with less radiation exposure compared to conventional computed tomography (CT) scans. In this case series three cases of jaw cysts have been presented with varied radiographic features and the role of CBCT in these cases flooding us with enormous radiographic informations which paved the way for precise surgical management.

Keywords: BCT, Peri-apical cyst, Dentigerous cyst, Radiographic presentation of cysts.

How to cite : Subbulakshmi A C, Bharathi S, Naveen S, CBCT report of three intresting cases of cysts and its radiographic presentations. J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2021;7(3):176-181

Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)

Article History

Received : 03-02-2021

Accepted : 15-06-2021

Available online : 09-10-2021

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