Pre-eruptive intracoronal radiolucent defect: a case of a nonprogressive lesion.

@article{Moskovitz2004PreeruptiveIR,
  title={Pre-eruptive intracoronal radiolucent defect: a case of a nonprogressive lesion.},
  author={Moti Moskovitz and Gideon Holan},
  journal={Journal of dentistry for children},
  year={2004},
  volume={71 2},
  pages={175-8}
}
Pre-eruptive intracoronal resorption or defect is an unusual radiolucency located in the dentin, just beneath the dentin-enamel junction of unerupted teeth. The pathogenesis of the phenomenon is unclear. The present case with a radiolucency that has not changed in its dimension over a period of almost 7 years, until tooth eruption, raises a question about the progressive nature of the defect that is defined as "resorption." Resorption may not be the sole explanation for a pre-eruptive… CONTINUE READING

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