Condensing osteitis

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Abstract/Description:Localized area of increased radiodensity of the alveolar bone extending from the apical portion of the distal root into the underlying bone forming a bulbous appearing radiodense mass. Note the faint outline of the root visible within this bone showing the increased radiodensity.
Subject(s):Jaws -- Diseases
Pathology, Oral
Osteitis -- radiography
Mandible -- radiography
Mandible -- pathology
Date Created:2001