Diagnosis of periapical cemental dysplasia

Soon-Young Lee, Chan-Young Lee, Byoung-Duck Roh
2005 The Journal of Korean Academy of Conservative Dentistry  
Periapical cemental dysplasia(PCD) is a condition most commonly seen in the mandibular incisor region. Radiographically it passes through the three phases(osteolytic stage, intermediate stage, and mature stage). At osteolytic stage, the lesion is similar to features associated with granuloma or cyst that arise following pulpal necrosis. So, it is important to confirm the vitality of the pulp to diagnosis. In this case, it is difficult to confirm the vitality of involved tooth because the tooth
more » ... as covered with PFG bridge. And it is unusual that the PCD lesion at mandibular incisors has occurred at first and the lesion of mandibular canine and mandibular premolar were occurred afterward. [J Kor Acad Cons Dent 30(1):66-71, 2005]
doi:10.5395/jkacd.2005.30.1.066 fatcat:icg3ml2s3zfy5pq7h7loekk4bi