LESION


N is for number (LESION) 2

Now onto the last letter of LESION, the N for number.  This is identifying the number of radiographic entities present.  If there are multiple entities/lesions note the location of those.  It is important to note that multiple entities on a radiograph do not necessarily mean that they are the same […]


O is for other structures (LESION) 2

Almost to the end of how to use the acronym LESION with the letter O for other structures.  This is where you describe if the lesion is effecting other structures and how it is effecting those structures.  The three main structures I am going to discuss are the teeth, mandibular […]


I is for internal structure (LESION)

Next is the internal structure of a lesion.  There are only three primary descriptions with this letter.  They are radiolucent, radiopaque and mixed radiolucent/radiopaque. Radiolucent has two subcategories.  The first is unilocular.  This refers to a lesion/entity that is completely radiolucent.  The second is multilocular.  This refers to a lesion/entity […]