radiolucent

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radiolucent

[¦rād·ē·ō′lüs·ənt]
(electromagnetism)
Transparent to x-rays and radio waves.
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Various aetiologies of pre-eruptive intra-coronal radiolucencies have been suggested over the years, originally proposed by Skillen [1941].
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.
The radiograph demonstrated a severely carious maxillary right lateral incisor and canine with periapical radiolucencies.
17) Some studies, however, have shown radiolucencies around the central peg, and there is concern that the flanges may not represent the best long-term bone in-growth surface.
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.
Tumors are oriented longitudinally and may appear "multilocular" because of the sclerotic margins of overlapping radiolucencies.
Direct radiography can demonstrate multilocular radiolucencies in the involved bone.
Roentgenograms revealed characteristic multiloculated radiolucencies in the area of the molars that extended almost to the lower border of the mandible.
An analysis to check for progressive radiolucencies also was performed.
Bitewing radiographs were taken of all children on the first visit to finalize the treatment plan and FPMs with evidence of radiolucencies seen on the occlusal surfaces at the beginning, or proximal surfaces during the study, were excluded.