Cementoblastoma

Case contributed by Dr Saad Ahmed Saad Hassan

Presentation

An incidental finding was noted during a radiographic examination for other reason.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

There is a small well-defined radiopacity with radiolucent rim at the apical region of left mandibular first molar tooth.

CT

There is a periapical, sclerotic, sharply marginated lesion with a low attenuation halo that is fused to the root of the left lower first molar tooth. The lesion measures 5 mm in diameter.

Case Discussion

The imaging findings are characteristic of a cementoblastoma. 

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