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Oral Radiology

, Volume 21, Issue 2, pp 78–82 | Cite as

Image-based diagnosis of condylar head fractures of the mandible: four case studies

  • Taisuke KawaiEmail author
  • Akihiko Shibata
  • Yasuo Kumazawa
  • Munekazu Suzuki
  • Hideo Yagishita
  • Yusuke Miyata
  • Miyuki Yamada
  • Noriko Kaneko
  • Masatoshi Adachi
  • Takashi Yosue
CASE REPORT

Abstract

This paper reports the four cases of the condylar head fractures of the mandible. The diagnostic images with panoramic radiograph and CT are presented. From 4 cases of condylar head fractures, the incidence, causes, and mechanisms are also discussed together with previous report.

Key words

Mandible Condylar head fracture Multiplanar reconstructed computed tomography 

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© Japanese Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Springer-Verlag Tokyo 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Taisuke Kawai
    • 1
    Email author
  • Akihiko Shibata
    • 2
  • Yasuo Kumazawa
    • 2
  • Munekazu Suzuki
    • 2
  • Hideo Yagishita
    • 2
  • Yusuke Miyata
    • 2
  • Miyuki Yamada
    • 2
  • Noriko Kaneko
    • 2
  • Masatoshi Adachi
    • 2
  • Takashi Yosue
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, School of Dentistry at TokyoNippon Dental UniversityTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nippon Dental University Hospital, School of Dentistry at TokyoNippon Dental UniversityTokyoJapan

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