panoramic radiograph

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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.
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pan·o·ram·ic ra·di·o·graph

a radiographic view of the maxillae and mandible extending from the left to the right glenoid fossae.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pan·o·ram·ic ra·di·o·graph

(pan'ŏ-ram'ik rā'dē-ō-graf)
Radiographic view of the maxillae and mandible extending from the left to the right glenoid fossae.
Synonym(s): panoramic x-ray film.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pan·o·ram·ic ra·di·o·graph

(pan'ŏ-ram'ik rā'dē-ō-graf)
Radiographic view of maxillae and mandible extending from left to right glenoid fossae.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Study on the position and symmetry of the mental foramen on panoramic radiographs in Indian population.
Zygomatic air cell defect was studied using MRI and panoramic radiographs. According to Tyndall and Matteson (1), ZACD is located posteriorly from the zygomaticotemporal suture in the zygomatic process of the temporal bone such as air-containing structures - external auditory meatus and mastoid cells.
The present case was described as an extrafollicular AOT mimicking a periapical lesion in a panoramic radiograph. In the case of small opacification or superimposed area in the anterior region, CBCT is beneficial modality in demonstrating the detailed internal structures of lesions including radiopaque calcified spots.
The present study has shown that the majority of dentists sampled prescribes panoramic radiographs for dental implant assessment based on its availability and only a small number strictly adhered to the recommended guidelines of the world associations with regard to cross-sectional imaging.
Caption: Figure 6: (a) A panoramic radiograph obtained just after the operation showing a well-defined large unilocular radiolucent lesion in the right mandible.
The patients whose cases were defined as positive by the two examiners (Figure 1) were asked to undergo a modified anterior-posterior (AP) radiograph (with chin elevated) (Figure 2) in order to confirm or refute the suggested findings on the panoramic radiograph. If the AP confirmed the calcification, the individual was referred to the cardiologist evaluation and if possible to realize carotid Doppler ultrasound.
Panoramic radiograph of the patient revealed a well-defined radiolucent area with a diameter of almost 5 cm.
A diagnostic panoramic radiograph is easy to achieve if the proper steps are taken before the exposure.
In addition to thesecriteria, thecondylar area, the posterior border of the ramus, and the lower border of the mandible had to be clearly readable on the left part of panoramic radiograph to define skeletal landmarks.
who compared the panoramic radiograph and cone beam computed tomographic images in detecting bony changes in patients with temporomandibular joint disorder and they found that CBCT was able to detect more percentage of erosion compared with OPG [17].
Diagnostic errors in interpreting a bifid mandibular canal in a panoramic radiograph may be attributed to superimposition of structures, inadequate positioning of the patient, bone condensation produced by the mylohyoid muscle in the floor of the mouth, distortion of the radiography and magnification of the device.