Limitations of Panoramic Radiographs: Report of Two Cases

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Demirtas N., Mihmanli A., Aytugar E., BAYER S.

BEZMIALEM SCIENCE, vol.2, no.3, pp.82-85, 2014 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.14235/bs.2014.328
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.82-85
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Panoramic radiographs are valuable and technically easy procedures in determining lesions and the other pathological conditions of the jaw. However, it should be recognized that there are obvious limitations in these films. These limitations include distortions, magnifications, and difficulties in identifying the relationship of the lesions with vital structures.