volume 41, issue 2, P179-182 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.07.011
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Camila de Nazaré Alves de Oliveira, Tania Mara Pimenta Amaral, Evandro Neves Abdo, Ricardo Alves Mesquita

Abstract: Tonsilloliths and calcified carotid atheromas are dystrophic calcifications that can be identified in routine oral radiographs. This case report is the first description in the English literature of the simultaneous occurrence of bilateral tonsilloliths and calcified carotid atheromas. Panoramic oral radiographs from a 62-year-old woman presented bilateral radiopaque images of the left and right ramus of the mandible; multiple and well-defined radiopacities below the left angle of the mandible, next to the C3-…

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