Idiopathic osteosclerosis (IO) is known as the region of enlarged bone production in the jaw, and its shape could be round, elliptical, or irregular in shape.[1,2,3]. The evaluation of idiopathic osteosclerosis on panoramic radiographs with an investigation of lesion’s relationship with mandibular canal by. ABSTRACT. Idiopathic osteosclerosis (IO) is described as a localized no expansible radiopacity with unknown etiology. The IO is generally asymptomatic and.

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There are, however, reports of complications arising from the presence of idiopathic osteosclerosis in the maxillary bones. In areas of dense trabecular and in cortical bone this deflection should be insignificant or nonexistent. Review of the literature The literature review found 20 studies 1 – 35 – 21 published between andas displayed in Table 2.

Mostly, these idippathic enclosed the apex of teeth with deep caries or large idopathic. Program book by Kiyonobu-honma on Oct Case Idiipathic Idiopathic osteosclerosis is an area of increased bone.

Moreover, CO was detected in 32 7. Differential diagnosis of IOs. The authors did not distinguished the skeletal from the dental aspects of the sagittal malocclusions, a distinction seemingly relevant when studying possible correlations between this malocclusion type and a bone lesion.


In the maxilla, the most common location of IO was the anterior area whereas in the mandible, most lesions were detected in the molar region. A report of 18 cases.

A longitudinal study of idiopathic osteosclerosis and condensing osteitis. Idiopathic osteosclerosis IO is an area of increased bone production in the jaw and generally appears to be round, elliptical, or irregular and radiopaque in shape.

Idiopathic osteosclerosis – Wikipedia

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. The radiographs showed IOs as localized, well-defined non-expansible radiopaque areas, mostly round or ovoid in shape but sometimes irregular. Of 2, patients, patients 6. Diagnostic imaging of the jaws.

Mandibular second molar region.

The Frequency and Distribution of Idiopathic Osteosclerosis of the Jaw

If the masses were located apically and clearly separated from the teeth and lamina dura. The literature review found 20 studies 1 – 35 – 21 published between andas displayed in Table 2. Radiology and systematic review. Halse and Molven, [18].

A roentgenographic investigation of enostosis. Int J Paediatr Dent.

Specifically, in the periodontal ligament, most of the applied forces are imposed on the vessels and cells, with stress, releasing and increasing the concentration of mediators required for the alveolar bone resorption for tooth movement to occur. Bening Tumors of the Jaws. Although the term idiopathic describes a lesion of unknown etiology, Goaz and White 4 assert that IO may be the result of retained deciduous molar roots that have been resorbed and replaced by sclerotic bone.


Not typical of any other condition 3. A histological investigation by Henrikson iidiopathic the existence of bone sclerotic at the site of IO. Table 1 Distribution of idiopathic osteosclerosis and condensing osteitis with respect to shape and border.

The prevalence obtained in osteosclwrosis study was in the range reported in the literature. However, IO is usually considered a developmental variation of normal bone architecture unrelated to local stimuli 1581020a viewpoint with which the authors of the present study agree.

Idiopathic Osteosclerosis of the Jaw in a Brazilian Population: a Retrospective Study

The bone in an Idiopathic Osteosclerosis osteosclerosus structure and normal function, the difference is in the higher trabecular density. Periodic follow ups should included additional radiographs that show minimal growth or regression.

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If moving a tooth through the zone of osteosclerosis is required, caution must be taken during the procedure since the lesion may render tooth movement difficult. Not a thickening of the lamina dura 111 ; 5.