panoramic 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.

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.

panoramic radiograph

[pan′ôram′ik]
Etymology: Gk, pan + horama, view; L, radiare, to emit rays; Gk, graphein, to record
an x-ray image of a curved body surface, such as the upper and lower jaws, on a single film. Also called pantomograph, panoramic radiography.

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.

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.
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The panoramic radiographs were examined on standard light boxes, under good lighting conditions, standardized screen brightness and resolution to determine the dental anomalies.
Calcualtion of the distortion factor of the panoramic radiograph.
Key Words: Panoramic Radiograph, Quality Control, Preparation and Positioning Errors.
suggested that conventional periapical radiographs and digital radiographs were more accurate than panoramic radiographs in the assessment of peri-implant bone loss.
Distortion of images in panoramic radiographs has also been well documented and quantified, making it a challenging medium to gain accurate measurements.
Each observer interpreted each panoramic radiograph individually, this followed a discussion of each image between the two observers.
Localization of impacted permanent maxillary canine using single panoramic radiograph.
An 18-year-old male with a large lesion in the left body of the mandible involving multiple teeth that was found with panoramic radiograph on routine dental exam (Figure 1) presented to the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC, in the fall of 2010.
Panoramic radiograph of the patient revealed a well-defined radiolucent area with a diameter of almost 5 cm.
Third stage: completion and detail: brackets repositioning according to control panoramic radiograph, followed by 0.
A diagnostic panoramic radiograph is easy to achieve if the proper steps are taken before the exposure.