Condensing osteitis is the clinical designation for a tooth with chronic apical bone exposed to the oral cavity with secondary infection from normal oral flora. Condensing osteitis is defined as pathologic growth of maxillomandibular bones the impaired bone rearrangement in response to mild infection of dental pulp. bMareşal Çakmak Hospital, Oral Health Center, Erzurum, Turkey. Received: Objectives: Condensing osteitis is defined as pathologic sclerosis of maxillo- mandibular bones that region or root treatment of related the tooth.

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This causes more bone production rather than bone destruction in the area most common site is near the root apices of premolars and molars. Benign cemento-osseous lesions and kral lesions such as apical sclerosing or condensing osteitis.

Dense Bone Islands & Enostoses

This website is intended for pathologists and laboratory personnel, who understand that medical information is imperfect and must be interpreted using reasonable medical judgment. Focal internal growth of bone commonly seen in the premolar-molar region of the mandible.

Micro description of bone lesions. The lesion appears as a radiopacity in the periapical area hence the sclerotic reaction.

Pathology Outlines – Osteomyelitis: condensing osteitis

It represents a focus of mature compact cortical bone within the cancellous bone spongiosa. In rare cases, it may cause external resorption due to pressure when it is located peri-apical to the tooth. The effect ora, adjacent teeth may include indistinct lamina dura and periodontal ligament space and root resorption.

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If the offending tooth is extractedthe area of condensing osteitis may remain in the jaws indefinitely, which is termed osteosclerosis or bone scar. Once, the condition is diagnosed, treatment is neither indicated nor necessary. How are they diagnosed? Condensing osteitis is a periapical inflammatory disease that results from a reaction to a dental related infection.

The associated teeth are usually asymptomatic. Dense Condensinv Islands DBI’s are also known as enostoses or idiopathic osteosclerosis, bone scarfocal osteosclerosis and peri-apical osteopetrosis. Home About Us Advertise Amazon.

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Views Read Edit View history. May represent a physiologic bone reaction to a known stimulus; thus, in a classic case, the radiopaque bone lesion itself need not be removed The inflamed tooth that stimulated the focal sclerosing osteomyelitis should first be diagnosed and treated For a necrotic tooth pulp or irreversible pulpitis, dental extraction or endodontic therapy is performed causing many cases to partially regress and not enlarge radiographically For nonclassic radiographic or clinical cases, bone lesion biopsy may be useful to rule out more significant lesions.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Possible osteoblastic response causing secondary sclerosis in response to a low grade inflammatory stimulus from an inflamed dental pulp. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Condensing osteitis

Click here for patient related inquiries. The location of the lesion is classified as mandibular or maxillary firstly, then further by region of the jaw: Accessed December 31st, No change in size or any malignant potential.

Sign up for our Email Newsletters. Last Updated 7th September In some cases, it inhibits the eruption of normal teeth. Incisivecaninecanine-premolarpre-molarpre- molar-molar or molar. Infection of periapical tissues of a high immunity host by organisms of low virulence which leads to a localized bony reaction to a low grade inflammatory stimulus.


Infobox medical condition Articles to be expanded from December All articles to be expanded Articles with empty sections from December All articles with empty sections Articles using small message boxes. The shape of the DBI is classified as either round or irregular.

Condensing osteitis Synonyms Chronic focal sclerosing osteomyelitis [1] ,Garre’s disease described by Dr. You can help by adding to it. The offending tooth should be tested for vitality of the pulp, if inflamed or necrotic, then endodontic treatment is required as soon as possible, while hopeless teeth should be extracted.

Inflammations Osteitis Pathology of the maxilla and mandible.

Apical region of inflamed dead or dying teeth pulpitis or pulpal necrosis Usually seen in premolar and molar areas of mandible Dental pulp of the involved tooth demonstrates pulpitis or necrosis upon formal testing Rarely seen adjacent to a sound, unrestored tooth suggesting that other causative factors such as malocclusion may be operative.

Tooth is vital in affected area. Page views in Osteomyelitis of the Jaws,pages95, This section is empty. Bone Islands of the Craniomaxillofacial Region.