trauma


How was that missed? (Mandibular Fracture) 1

This how was that missed post is showing a case of a mandibular fracture missed on a 2D image but easily seen on a CT scan. Initial interpretation: Obvious radiolucent line extending from mandibular left premolar region to the inferior border of the mandible.  There is a discontinuity of the […]


How was that missed? (Trauma)

This week I have a case of trauma to the mandible and its radiographic appearance on 2D images versus 3D images. This is a pantomograph of a patient presenting after trauma to the mandible (can’t remember exact type of trauma – fight, accident, etc.).  Take a look below to see […]