Computerized tomography in the management and follow-up of extensive periapical lesion.

@article{Cotti1999ComputerizedTI,
  title={Computerized tomography in the management and follow-up of extensive periapical lesion.},
  author={Elisabetta Cotti and Pierfrancesco Vargiu and Claudia Dettori and Giorgio Mallarini},
  journal={Endodontics & dental traumatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={186-9}
}
Radiographs are good diagnostic aids in endodontics, although they have limitations. The purpose of this article is to discuss the use of computerized tomography in differential diagnosis, treatment planning, follow-up and overall clinical management of complex periapical lesions. A clinical case of an extensive symptomatic periapical lesion of the upper jaw is presented, in which the use of computerized tomography allowed evaluation of the true extent of the lesion and its spatial relationship… CONTINUE READING

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