Morphological evaluation of the mandibular lingula using cone-beam computed tomography.

@article{enel2015MorphologicalEO,
  title={Morphological evaluation of the mandibular lingula using cone-beam computed tomography.},
  author={Berna Şenel and Aydn Ozkan and Hasan Ayberk Altuğ},
  journal={Folia morphologica},
  year={2015},
  volume={74 4},
  pages={
          497-502
        }
}
BACKGROUND Lingula is a tongue-like flap of bone that overlaps the mandibular foramen antero-medially and location is clinically significant in oral and maxillofacial surgeries. The aim of this study was to assess the shape and precise location of lingula using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). MATERIALS AND METHODS In this study, 3-dimensional images provided by CBCT of 63 patients (28 females, 35 males, age range 25-70 years) were retrospectively evaluated. All CBCT images were… CONTINUE READING

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