Evaluation of Radiolucent Lesions Associated with Impacted Teeth: A Retrospective Study.

Karabas H., Ozcan I., Tekkesin M., Tasyapan S. A., Guray B., Atapek M.

Current medical imaging, vol.16, pp.1332-1339, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.2174/1573405616666200206115827
  • Journal Name: Current medical imaging
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1332-1339
  • Keywords: Impacted teeth, radiolucent lesion, CBCT imaging, histopathology, cyst, tumor
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Impacted teeth are commonly asymptomatic and not associated with any pathologic lesions for years. Any change in the size of the follicle associated with impacted teeth may result in odontogenic cysts or tumors. CBCT plays an important role in determining the radiographic features of a lesion and therefore, is very helpful for accurate diagnosis and treatment planning.