Cemental tear: a case report.

  title={Cemental tear: a case report.},
  author={Melissa Lottes Stewart and Scott B. McClanahan},
  journal={International endodontic journal},
  volume={39 1},
AIM To report a case of a cemental tear. SUMMARY A case is reported of a patient with a history of trauma, root canal treatment and retreatment procedures to eliminate recurring sinus tracts. An exploratory surgery, extraction, and biopsy resulted in a diagnosis of cemental tear. KEY LEARNING POINTS * The detachment of a fragment of cementum is described as a cemental tear. * Cemental tears have been reported in the periodontal literature associated with localized, rapid periodontal… CONTINUE READING

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