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A Non-expansile Radiolucency of the Posterior Mandible


James W Rokos, DDS; Ricardo J. Padilla, DDS


The following Case Challenge is provided in conjunction with the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

A 14-year-old Caucasian female was referred by her orthodontist with a non-expansile radiolucent lesion associated with impacted tooth #31.

After you have finished reviewing the available diagnostic information, make the diagnosis.

Case Author(s)

Dr. Rokos is a second year resident in the Advanced Education Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry.  Prior to entering the residency training program, he enjoyed a 16 year career...

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