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This study correlated radiographic observations and histologic findings of submandibular glands with the diagnosis of salivary calculus and/or chronic sialoadenitis. During a 15-year period eighty-eight patients satisfied clinical requirements by having a radiographic examination performed prior to gland extirpation. Salivary calculi were present in 83% of… (More)
In a group of patients suspected of harbouring a foreign body in the oesophagus, the diagnostic accuracy of radiographic examination is found to be high. Only 1 of 243 patients examined by radiography presented a false negative result.
In a retrospective examination of the films from 53 cases with fracture of the scaphoid it was possible to demonstrate soft tissue alterations within the scaphoid fossa. All these cases were examined adequately, i.e. with correct projections and satisfactory penetrating exposure. A somewhat higher quality of the views was obtained on industrial film.