Condensing osteitis is the clinical designation for a tooth with chronic apical bone exposed to the oral cavity with secondary infection from normal oral flora. Condensing osteitis is defined as pathologic growth of maxillomandibular bones the impaired bone rearrangement in response to mild infection of dental pulp. bMareşal Çakmak Hospital, Oral Health Center, Erzurum, Turkey. Received: Objectives: Condensing osteitis is defined as pathologic sclerosis of maxillo- mandibular bones that region or root treatment of related the tooth.

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Condensing osteitis Synonyms Chronic focal sclerosing osteomyelitis [1] ,Garre’s disease described by Dr.

It is more or less rounded with size varying from a few millimetres up to a centimetre or more. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. New author database being installed, click here for details.

The classic alteration consists of a localized, usually uniform zone of increased radiodensity adjacent to the apex of a tooth Tooth may exhibit a radiographically widened periodontal ligament space or an radiolucent apical inflammatory lesion such as periapical granuloma Is a non-expansile intraosseous process Radiographic differential diagnosis includes periapical cemental dysplasia, osteoma, complex odontoma, cementoblastoma, osteoblastoma and hypercementosis.


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Condensing osteitis

Accessed December 31st, Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 7 Februaryat Once, the condition is diagnosed, treatment is neither indicated nor necessary. Dense Bone Islands DBI’s are also known as enostoses or idiopathic osteosclerosis, bone scarfocal osteosclerosis and peri-apical osteopetrosis.

Benign cemento-osseous lesions and inflammatory lesions such as apical sclerosing or condensing osteitis. Bone Islands of the Craniomaxillofacial Region. Possible osteoblastic response causing secondary sclerosis in response to a low grade inflammatory stimulus from an inflamed dental pulp.

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The associated teeth are usually asymptomatic. Last Updated 7th September The shape of the DBI is classified osteltis either round or irregular.

Sign up for our Email Newsletters. If the offending tooth is extractedthe area of condensing osteitis may remain in the jaws indefinitely, which is termed osteosclerosis or bone scar. The effect on adjacent teeth may include indistinct lamina dura and periodontal ligament space and root resorption. This section is empty. Focal internal growth of bone commonly seen in the premolar-molar region of the mandible.


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The lesion appears as a radiopacity in the periapical osteitie hence the sclerotic reaction. It represents a focus of mature compact cortical bone within the cancellous bone spongiosa. They are the internal counterparts of exostoses. Page views in Click here for information on linking to our website or using our content or images. These are localised growth of compact bone that extends from the inner surface of cortical bone into cancellous bone.

Condensing osteitis in oral region.

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No change in size or any malignant condehsing. You can help by adding to it. Dense Bone Islands are synonymous with enostoses or idiopathic osteosclerosisbone scarfocal osteo-sclerosis and peri-apical osteo-petrosis.

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