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 tumor cells. 

Article information

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

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