Dense bone island of the jaw: a case report.

@article{Mariani2008DenseBI,
  title={Dense bone island of the jaw: a case report.},
  author={G Cerulli Mariani and Fabrizio Favaretti and Luca Lamazza and Annamaria De Biase},
  journal={ORAL & implantology},
  year={2008},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={87-90}
}
The "Dense Bone Island" (DBI) is a radiopaque lesion referred in leterature as idiopathic osteosclerosis, enostosis, focal osteosclerosis, periapical osteopetrosis, and bone scar. The DBI are accidentally found in routinary Xray of bone structures. In the maxillary bones, often localized in the mandible, especially in the molar region, with a reported incidence ranging from 2.3 to 9.7%. DBI does not seem to develop until the first phase of adolescence and it is usually found in adolescents and… CONTINUE READING

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