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A 53-year-old Caucasian female presented to the Oral Medicine Department at the hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for consultation regarding facial pain. A panoramic radiograph revealed multilocular radiolucencies in the right articular eminence. A CT scan was then performed, and the radiolucencies were determined to be pneumatization of the articular eminence.
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articular eminence, CT scan, panoramic radiograph, pneumatization, temporal bone
Stoopler, E. T., Pinto, A. A., Stanton, D. C., Mupparapu, M., & Sollecito, T. P. (2003). Extensive Pneumatization of the Temporal Bone and Articular Eminence: An Incidental Finding in a Patient With Facial Pain. Case Report and Review of Literature. Quintessence International, 34 (3), 211-214. Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/dental_papers/41
Date Posted: 30 June 2015
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