International Journal of Dentistry / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Incidental Findings on Cone Beam Computed Tomography Images

Table 3

Summary of all the findings seen in the 1000 scans (318 males and 682 females).

Findings VisualizedMaleFemaleTotal

Variations in size, shape, and number of teeth
 Supernumerary teeth191231
 Compound Odontoma044
 Dentin dysplasia112
 Dentinogenesis imperfecta with osteogenesis imperfecta011
 Amelogenesis imperfecta101

Periapical/parapical/peridental findings
 Rarefying osteitis114167281
 Graft material and sclerotic healing3573108
 Root fragments4555100
 Impactions (not including third molars)293766
 Restorative material in the periapical regions of teeth223759
 External resorption222042
 Sclerosing osteitis61117
 Oroantral fistulas6814
 Cemento-osseous dysplasia1910
 Hyperplastic dental follicle358
 Fibrous dysplasia448
 Simple bone cyst347
 Residual cyst347
 Dentigerous cyst426
 Nasopalatine canal cyst303
 Reactive hyperplastic osteitis022
 Keratocystic odontogenic tumor112
 Giant cell lesion101

Pathosis/anatomical variants in the paranasal sinuses
 Mucositis/sinusitis/mucous retention pseudocysts246305551
 Surgical changes in the sinuses131629
 Hypoplastic sinuses81321

Findings in cervical vertebrae region
 Osseous screws in vertebrae123
 Fusion of C2-3 cervical vertebrae101
 Nonsegmentation of C2-3 vertebrae101

Findings in the TMJs region/associated structures
 Coronoid hyperplasia8917
 Condylar hyperplasia123
 Condylar hypoplasia202

Calcifications visualized in the volume
 Pineal gland calcifications43104147
 Carotid artery calcifications282957
 Osteoma cutis91423
 Vertebral artery calcification011

Other dystrophic calcifications
 Temporal regions123

Other findings
 Adenoidal hyperplasia4463107
 Soft tissue swellings in the airway region279
 Palatal tori178
 Cleft palate415
 Shot gun wound044
 Hair artifacts044
 Hearing aids134
 Retained suture material in the jaws224
 Nose ring033
 Stafne defect213
 Mandibular hemihyperplasia202
 Unhealed fracture101
 Surgical drain in the soft tissue of brain101
 Surgical staples in the neck101
 Nut notch101
 Implant impinging on borders of the inferior alveolar canal101

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