cephalometric radiograph


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radiograph

 [ra´de-o-graf″]
an image or record produced on exposed or processed film by radiography.
Relative positions of x-ray tube, patient, and film necessary to make the radiograph shown. Bones tend to stop diagnostic x-rays, but soft tissue does not. This results in the light and dark regions that form the image. From Thompson et al., 1994.
bite-wing radiograph a type of dental radiograph that reveals the crowns, necks, and coronal thirds of the roots of both the upper and lower posterior teeth, as well as the dental arches, produced using bite-wing film.
cephalometric radiograph a radiograph of the head, including the mandible, in full lateral view; used to make measurements; called also cephalogram.
flat plate radiograph a radiograph that visualizes abdominal organs and some abnormalities. It is usually one of the first diagnostic studies performed in assessing a patient for gastrointestinal disorders; no special physical preparation of the patient is necessary.
panoramic radiograph a type of extraoral body-section radiograph on which the entire maxilla or mandible can be depicted on a single film.

ceph·a·lo·met·ric ra·di·o·graph

a radiographic view of the jaws and skull permitting measurement.
Synonym(s): cephalogram

cephalometric radiograph

[sef′əlōmet′rik rā′dē·ōgraf]
a radiograph of the head, including the mandible, in full lateral view, used for making cranial measurements. Also called cephalogram.

ceph·a·lo·met·ric ra·di·o·graph

(sefă-lō-metrik rādē-ō-graf)
Radiographic view of the jaws and skull permitting measurement.
Synonym(s): cephalogram.

ceph·a·lo·met·ric ra·di·o·graph

(sefă-lō-metrik rādē-ō-graf)
X-ray view of jaws and cranium to allow their measurement.
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Angular and linear measurements used for the evaluation of dentofacial changes on the lateral cephalometric radiographs are given in Figure 2a, 2b.
Pretreatment cephalometric radiographs of all patients were traced manually on acetate sheets with a 0.
Lateral Cephalometric Radiograph with good contrast, accurate head position and visible anatomical landmarks prevent repetition and excessive exposure radiation.
Ten randomly selected cephalometric radiographs had their cephalometric landmarks remarked by the same operator within a 60 days interval.
Looking to the above benefits of lateral Cephalometry, the present study was undertaken to evaluate the role of cephalometric radiograph in identification of standard values relating craniofacial complex of both genders at Khyber College of Dentistry, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Maria and co-workers12 reported the relationship of cervical vertebral maturation and mandibular growth changes by assessing in annual lateral cephalometric radiographs of thirteen Caucasian females from 9 to 15 years of age.
Lateral cephalometric radiographs of 205 Pakistani subjects attending OPD (Department of Orthodontics Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine Karachi) were selected.
The cephalometric radiographs of the study sample were traced on .
b) Lateral cephalometric radiographs skeletal reference points: Nasion (N), sella (S), orbitale (Or), porion (Po), condylon(Co), anterior nasal spine (ANS), posterior nasal spine (PNS), point (A), point (B), gnathion (Gn), menton (Me), and gonion (Go).
The study consisted of hand-wrist and cephalometric radiographs of 324 subjects (167 girls, 157 boys; age range, 7.
A sample of tio digital lateral skull cephalometric radiographs, that showed good definition of the hard and soft tissues, were randomly selected from Mexican patients with Mexican grandparents, aged 16-25 years, who attended the Clinic of Orthodontics and Dentomaxilofacial Orthopedics of the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi.
Standardized lateral cephalometric radiographs were taken of 50 selected Pakistanis within age range 18-23 years having normal occlusion.