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radiolucent

[¦rād·ē·ō′lüs·ənt]
(electromagnetism)
Transparent to x-rays and radio waves.
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Intra-coronal radiolucencies within unerupted teeth: case report and review of the literature.
As these types of lesions may be the first sign of the malign diseases, dental practionars should be aware of the condition and histopathological examination must be performed especially in periapical radiolucencies with ill-defined borders.
Radiographic features of bone involvement by syphilis include: deposition of subperiosteal new bone along the inferior border of the mandible (syphilitic periostitis); gummatous destruction of bone, especially the palate, resulting in a large radiolucent area; well demarcated destruction along a cortical margin; or multiple radiolucencies with poorly defined margins and sequestration (syphilitic osteomyelitis).
Internal root radiolucencies are not detectable on radiographs at their early stages, when they are small, or because of limitations of this 2dimensional method.
Radiographic examination of the mandible showed multiple radiolucencies involving lower border of mandible from right ramus to left ramus.
Radiographic assessment of agenesis of third molars and para-radicular third molar radiolucencies in population of age group 18-25 years old--a radiographic survey.
86) These gas-containing pockets are seen as stellate radiolucencies in the right upper quadrant.
However, pre-eruptive intra-coronal radiolucencies are characteristically noted as accidental findings on radiographs of unerupted teeth, where they frequently appear as distinct radiolucencies within the coronal dentine, immediately adjacent to the amelodentinal junction.
An analysis to check for progressive radiolucencies also was performed.
Direct radiography can demonstrate multilocular radiolucencies in the involved bone.
2] Larger lesions have presented as multilocular radiolucencies, some of which are associated with embedded teeth.
Films were evaluated in two categories: overall image quality, based on reviewer preference (primary outcome) and diagnostic quality, based on caries detection (secondary outcome) Initially, each film was evaluated for the presence/absence and extent of radiolucencies on proximal surfaces.