38. OMG! What’s that lesion on this OPG!… Dr Sarah Constantine


Saturday 4th May, 8:15 AM – 9:00 AM, HALL D

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“Oh my gosh” (OMG) is a phrase often heard in the radiology reporting room, when a lesion is found on an orthopantomogram (OPG). Dental professionals are often unfamiliar with the radiological appearances of these lesions, especially if the teeth are not involved. This presentation demonstrates the radiological features of lesions of the mandible and maxilla, and describes the differentiating features of these lesions.

Learning Outcomes:

Understand the basic features of benign and malignant lesions on panoramic imaging.

Familiarity with the descriptive terms used in radiology reports when describing jaw lesions.

Learn the limitations of panoramic imaging in diagnosing jaw lesions.

Appreciate when further imaging is required and which imaging technique to utilize.

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