Maxillofacial Radiology 190

Keywords: maxillary central incisor, compound odontomas


The pantomograph (Figure 1) shows an incidental radiopaque mass in the 3rd quadrant. 3D MIP (Figure 2) and a sagittal CBCT slice (Figure 3) indicates an impaction of the maxillary central incisor. A reconstructed PAN (Figure 4) demonstrates a retained 53. With intraoral radiographs (Figure 5 and 6) demonstrating multiple miniature tooth-like structures. These are characteristic representations of compound odontomas.


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