Definition: Calcification of the triticeal cartilage, which is located in the lateral thyrohyoid ligament. This is seen on pantomographs most commonly.
Location: Inferior to the hyoid.
Edge: Well-defined with a smooth outline.
Shape: Round, ovoid, can have a ‘kidney bean’ shape.
Internal: Radiopaque border with a radiolucent center.
Other: May be unilateral or bilateral.
Number: Single per side.