A Case of Simultaneous Unilateral Anterior and Posterior Stafne Bone Defects

@inproceedings{Ozaki2015ACO,
  title={A Case of Simultaneous Unilateral Anterior and Posterior Stafne Bone Defects},
  author={Hisashi Ozaki and Shigeo Ishikawa and Kenichirou Kitabatake and Kazuyuki Yusa and Hirohiko Tachibana and Mitsuyoshi Iino},
  booktitle={Case reports in dentistry},
  year={2015}
}
Stafne bone defects (SBDs) are asymptomatic mandibular lingual bone depressions mainly caused by soft tissue inclusions. The most common form of SBDs is posterior; the anterior variant of SBD is relatively uncommon. Although posterior SBD is easily diagnosed by the unique location on radiography, anterior SBD is sometimes misdiagnosed and confused with other pathological entities owing to the location. We report herein a case of simultaneous unilateral anterior and posterior SBDs. In the… CONTINUE READING
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