External dental root resorption

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Sergio Uribe


Control for implant in edentate areas.

Patient Data

Age: 55


Modality: X-ray

Teeth 2.8 (#16) semiincluded, vertical, slightly mesioangulated, impacted, with the conical root projecting into the maxillary sinus. The crown projects into root tooth 2.7 (#15)


Modality: Annotated image

Parasagittal, coronal and axial views.


Modality: CT

Axial view of maxilla.

Case Discussion

Usual radiographic finding in adjacent teeth to impacted tooth molar. Asymptomatic.

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Case Information

rID: 46530
Case created: 7th Jul 2016
Last edited: 8th Jul 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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