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«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_398»
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Root-like enamel pearl: a
In general, enamel pearls are
found in maxillary molars as a small globule of enamel. However, this case
report describes an enamel pearl with a prolate spheroid shape which is 1.8mm
wide and 8mm long. The different type of enamel pearl found in my clinic has
significantly improved our understanding of enamel pearl etiology and
A 42-year-old Han Chinese woman
with severe toothache received treatment in my Department of Endodontics. She
had no significant past medical history. A dental examination revealed
extensive distal decay in her left mandibular first molar, tenderness to
percussion and palpation of the periradicular zone, and found a deep
periodontal pocket on the buccal lateral. Vitality testing was negative.
Periapical radiographic images revealed radiolucency around the mesial apex.
Cone beam computed tomography detected an opaque enamel pearl in the furcation
area with a prolate spheroid shape of 1.8mm wide and 8mm long.
The enamel pearl described in this
case report is like a very long dental root. Cone beam computed tomography may
be used for evaluating enamel pearls.
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6.Will it have a broader clinical impact across medicine?
7.Are any teaching points identified?
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