external resorption


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external resorption

dissolving of the tooth structures progressing from the outside of the tooth to the inside of the tooth, not related to caries and often idiopathic in nature.
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External resorption presenting as an intra-coronal radiolucent lesion in a pre-eruptive tooth.
Therefore, the radiological appearance of external resorption of a crown has to be distinguished from pre-eruptive radiolucent lesions such as caries, internal resorption and hypoplasia [Wood and Crozier, 1985; Rankow et al.
Most root fractures displayed transient external resorption around the fracture lines.

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