[Oradlist] "scarce trabeculae" of the jaw in panoramic
allan.abuabara at gmail.com
Tue Apr 20 15:32:41 PDT 2010
Thank you Dr. Arnaout.
I'm very curious about the final diagnosis of the patient. I hope to get it.
I also believe that something wrong (you listed) is going on.
On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 7:05 PM, <arnou001 at umn.edu> wrote:
> Dear Dr, Abuabara I agree with Dr, Malcolm. The Panoramic radiograph showed
> the following:
> 1. Generalized decrease in bone density compared with bright teeth
> contrast( appear as scarce bone trabeculae)
> 2. Generalized loss of lamina dura of maxillary and mandibular teeth
> 3. Bilateral loss of cortical boundaries of inferior alveolar canal
> 4. Bilateral thinning of cortical bone of external oblique ridge and
> inferior cortices of mandible
> 5. Bilateral thinning of cortical boundaries of maxillary sinuses
> 6. Thinning of cortical boundaries of nasal cavity
> 7. Thinning of cortical boundaries of inferior cortical boundaries of
> orbital cavity.
> Renal osteodestrophy
> Hypophosphatasia( younger age group)
> Cushings syndrome (older age group)
> Hyperparathyroidism ( older age group)
> Eman Arnaout
> Assistant lecturer, Ain-Shams university
> PhD research student,University of Minnesota
> On Apr 18 2010, Allan Abuabara wrote:
> Hello All,
>> The panoramic radiography attached is an asymptomatic 17y-o girl.
>> We can see a "scarce trabeculae" of the jaw. It would just be a normal
>> variation or may suggest a hormonal and/or calcium/phosphate imbalance.
>> Thanks in advanced.
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