Canalis sinuosus mimicking a periapical inflammatory lesion.


A case is presented in which an anatomical feature, canalis sinuosus, manifested as a periapical radiolucency on an upper canine. This may have been interpreted as an inflammatory lesion and led to the patient receiving inappropriate treatment had a further radiograph not been taken. The incisive foramen and mental foramen are well known anatomical features… (More)

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@article{Shelley1999CanalisSM, title={Canalis sinuosus mimicking a periapical inflammatory lesion.}, author={Andrew Martyn Shelley and Vivian E Rushton and Keith Horner}, journal={British dental journal}, year={1999}, volume={186 8}, pages={378-9} }