Idiopathic cervical resorption: a diagnostic dilemma.

Aparna Aggarwal, Manoj Vengal, Auswaf Ahsan, Keerthilatha M. Pai

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Abstract

Idiopathic cervical resorption is a rare form of external resorption, usually with no external signs, and can be misdiagnosed as dental caries or other types of tooth resorption. Here we report a case in which, during routine radiography, an asymptomatic lower right molar presented with a radiolucency at the cervical region, with no obvious aetiologic factor identified. CLINICAL RELEVANCE: This paper emphasizes the aetiopathogenesis and differential diagnosis of this rare and asymptomatic form of pathologic resorption, which can be encountered in dental practice.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)646-648
Number of pages3
JournalDental update
Volume34
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2007

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  • Dentistry(all)

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Aggarwal, A., Vengal, M., Ahsan, A., & Pai, K. M. (2007). Idiopathic cervical resorption: a diagnostic dilemma. Dental update, 34(10), 646-648.