Mehmet Zahit Adisen

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PURPOSE Tonsilloliths are calcifications found in the crypts of the palatal tonsils and can be detected on routine panoramic examinations. This study was performed to highlight the benefits of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) in the diagnosis of tonsilloliths appearing bilaterally on panoramic radiographs. MATERIALS AND METHODS The sample group(More)
OBJECTIVE To present two cases of osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) in temporomandibular joints (TMJs) evaluated by panoramic radiography and cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). CLINICAL PRESENTATION AND INTERVENTION Two patients were referred to the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Clinic with pain, preauricular tenderness on the TMJ region and(More)
The purpose of this article is to present the case of maxillofacial trauma patient with maxillary sinus fracture diagnosed with cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) and to explore the applications of this technique in evaluating the maxillofacial region. A 23-year-old male patient attempted to our clinic who had an injury at midface with complaints of(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to determine the relationship between idiopathic osteosclerotic lesions and occlusal forces using the T-Scan II computerized occlusal analysis device, and to test the sensitivity of the system in occlusal analysis. METHOD AND MATERIALS The study was conducted with 21 volunteers with idiopathic osteosclerosis (IO; 14(More)
Acute myeloid leukemias (AMLs) are aggressive hematopoietic neoplasms that, if untreated, can lead to death within days. Owing to its high morbidity rate, early diagnosis and appropriate medical therapy is essential. Oral lesions may be the presenting feature of acute leukemias and are, therefore, important diagnostic indicators of the disease. Erythematous(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess the pattern of third molar impaction and associated symptoms in a Central Anatolian Turkish population. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 2,133 impacted third molar teeth of 705 panoramic radiographs were reviewed. The positions of impacted third molar teeth on the panoramic radiographs were documented(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study is to compare radiographic measurements of the upper airway (UA) in young adult patients with different levels of risk status for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. STUDY DESIGN The study included 50 patients between 18 and 30 years of age who were referred for dental examination and evaluation of impacted third(More)
Lipomas are common benign tumors usually detected on the torso, neck, upper thighs, and upper arms. However, they are rarely found in the parotid gland region. Because of their rarity at this site, they are not often considered in the differential diagnosis of parotid tumors. This report describes a rare case of a lipoma in the superficial lobe of parotid(More)
The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of ponticulus posticus among patients with dental Angle class I, II, and III malocclusions in Middle Anatolian population. A total of 1246 cephalometric radiographs were examined in a 6 months period. Each patient was assigned an identification number, and demographic information,(More)
Stafne bone cavity (SBC) is an uncommon lesion of the mandible; and generally found incidentally on routine radiographic examinations. The radiographic differential diagnosis of SBC includes a variety of lesions including odontogenic cysts, benign tumors, or bone metastases. In the present case, a 22-year female patient was admitted with chief complaint of(More)
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