Accent department of canalis sinuosus mimicking exterior root resorption: A diagnostic dilemma.
J Conserv Dent. 2017 Nov-Dec;20(6):479-481
Authors: Shah PN, Arora AV, Kapoor SV
The goal of this examine was to acknowledge the significance of canalis sinuosus in Endodontics. A 60-year-old male affected person reported with the chief grievance of ache and swelling in higher entrance tooth area for two weeks with a historical past of trauma 21 years again. Scientific examination revealed fractured tooth 21 (maxillary left central incisor) with an related sinus tract. Radiographic examination revealed diffuse periapical radiolucency in relation to tooth 21 and exterior resorptive defect in apical third of the basis of tooth 11 (maxillary proper central incisor). Cone-beam computed tomography suggested to plan surgical remedy for a similar disclosed the presence of an anatomic variation of canalis sinuosus. The placement and course of this canal illuded as a resorptive defect, which is a really uncommon prevalence. This led to a change in prognosis with relation to tooth 11 and remedy plan was formulated accordingly.
PMID: 29430105 [PubMed]