Stafne bone cavities: systematic algorithm for diagnosis derived from retrospective data over a 5-year period.

@article{Schneider2014StafneBC,
  title={Stafne bone cavities: systematic algorithm for diagnosis derived from retrospective data over a 5-year period.},
  author={Thomas Schneider and Katharina Filo and Michael C Locher and Thomas Gander and Philipp Metzler and Klaus Wilhelm Graetz and Astrid Loni Dora Kruse and Heinz-Theo L{\"u}bbers},
  journal={The British journal of oral & maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={369-74}
}
Stafne bone cavities are usually found in men 50-70 years old. Typically they appear as lingual, open, ovoid lesions of the molar region of the lower jaw, and most contain parts of the submandibular gland. We have retrospectively examined panoramic radiographs acquired over a 5-year period. All lesions suspected of being Stafne bone cavities were included and analysed further to retrieve statistical information and derive a systematic diagnostic algorithm. We identified 21 Stafne bone cavities… CONTINUE READING
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