Case of the week


Case of the Week: Buccal Bifurcation Cyst on CBCT

Continuing with slowly updating the interpretation pages I thought I’d go with a case that’s not nearly as common but still a fun find.  Buccal bifurcation cyst is more uncommon and but has some very characteristic findings to help you identify it. This case is fun as it has bilateral […]


Case of the Week: Tonsiliths on CBCT

Being that I realized I need to update (and add) the interpretation pages as many of them don’t have CBCT examples or information. I thought I’d start with something I come across nearly every week – tonsiliths. This week I have two cases of tonsiliths seen on CBCT. Tonsiliths are […]


Case of the Week: Posterior Cleft of Cervical Vertebra 1 (C1 or Atlas)

This week I have a developmental anomaly where the posterior arch of C1 does not completely fuse together. This can be seen best on axial views on cone beam computed tomography (CBCT). Due to the angle of the scan you won’t likely see the entire arch as I have shown […]


Case of the Week: Stafne Defect

This week I have CBCT views of a Stafne defect to show what the defect is – a depression on the lingual aspect of the mandible typically caused by a finger projection of the submandibular salivary gland during development. Thanks and enjoy!


Case of the Week: Osteoma Cutis 1

Happy New Year! This is a fun case that would always stump the students on the exact name of this entity.  We also came across it so often that one student crossed out the description of rare in their radiology book to use in the viewing room. 🙂 Osteoma cutis […]