Changes in the lamina dura as a manifestation of systemic diseases: report of a case and review of the literature

I. Kaffee, A. Tamse, Y. Schwartz, A. Buchner, M. M. Littner

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Abstract

A case is presented in which the lamina dura completely disappeared around all the roots of the teeth in secondary hyperparathyroidism as a result of chronic renal insufficiency and hemodialysis. The literature concerning the various systemic conditions affecting the lamina dura is discussed. The meaning of its discontinuity or disappearance as a diagnostic consideration is emphasized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)467-470
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Endodontics
Volume8
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - 1982

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