Garrington sign (teeth)

Garrington sign is thickening of the periodontal ligament/membrane space of involved teeth in the setting of gnathic osteosarcoma. Symmetrical widening of the space can be seen early in the disease process due to infiltration of tumour cells. 

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Article Information

rID: 50131
System: Head & Neck
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Garrington's sign

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