Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Tonsilolith in Routine Panoramic Radiographies; Is It a Common Incidental Finding?

Mohammad Mehdi Aghdasi 1 , Solmaz Valizadeh 1 , * , Niloofar Amin-Tavakoli 1 and Hooman Bakhshandeh 2 , 3
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1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Epidemiology, Shahid Rajaee Cardiovascular Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Advanced Diagnostic and International Radiology Research Center (ADIR), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: June 01, 2012, 9 (2); 109-110
  • Published Online: June 30, 2012
  • Article Type: LetterLETTER TO EDITOR
  • Received: December 10, 2011
  • Revised: January 15, 2012
  • Accepted: June 30, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.7563

To Cite: Aghdasi M M, Valizadeh S, Amin-Tavakoli N, Bakhshandeh H. Tonsilolith in Routine Panoramic Radiographies; Is It a Common Incidental Finding?, Iran J Radiol. 2012 ; 9(2):109-110. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.7563.

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