TYPICAL RADIOLOGICAL APPEARANCE

TYPICAL RADIOLOGICAL APPEARANCE:

  1. Soap bubble appearance: Ameloblastoma, ABC, Central hemangioma
  2. Driven snow appearance: Calcifying epithelial odontogenic cyst
  3. Honeycomb pattern: Calcifying epithelial odontogenic cyst, odontogenic myxoma, hemangioma, giant cell granuloma
  4. Sunburst appearance: Hemangioma, osteosarcoma
  5. Sun ray appearance: Hemangioma, osteosarcoma, osteoblastoma
  6. Hair on end appearance: Sickle cell anemia, thalassemia
  7. Tennis racket: Odontogenic myxoma
  8. Moth eaten appearance: Early stages of osteosarcoma, osteoradionecrosis, osteomyelitis, leukemia, malignant lymphoma
  9. Orange peel: Fibrous dysplasia
  10. Ground glass: Fibrous dysplasia, paget’s disease, hyperparathyroidism, ossifying fibroma
  11. Teeth standing in space/ floating teeth: Histiocytosis, malignant lymphoma, periodontitis (severe)
  12. Cotton wool: Paget’s disease
  13. Ely’s cyst: Osteoarthritis
  14. Step ladder pattern: Sickle cell anemia
  15. Tree in winter appearance: Normal sialographic appearance of parotid gland
  16. Pepper pot spot: Hyperparathyroidism
  17. Hanging drop appearance in maxillary sinus: Blow out orbital fracture
  18. Atral halo: Acute sinusitis
  19. Mass of coral: Calcifying lymph nodes
  20. Downward bowing: Cemento ossifying fibroma