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Kontinuitätsunterbrechung

English translation: discontinuity

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German term or phrase:Kontinuitätsunterbrechung
English translation:discontinuity
Entered by: Tom Funke

04:31 Jan 17, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical
German term or phrase: Kontinuitätsunterbrechung
A patient has apical periodontitis after fracturing his lower jaw a few years previously.
X-ray revealed that in the lower jaw there was:
Kortikalis-Kontinuitätsunterbrechung horizont. Ast regio 33-36. Can anyone tell me what this is?
Julie Neill
Spain
Local time: 21:03
discontinuity in the cortex of the horizontal branch of the mandible
Explanation:
>>Discontinuity in the cortex of the horizontal branch of the mandible in the region of 33-36<<.
Cortex here refers to the cortical bone of the mandible. It isn't explicit whether the discontinuity is evident at the inferior edge or at the superior (alveolar) ridge of the mandible.
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Local time: 15:03
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nadiscontinuity in the cortex of the horizontal branch of the mandible
Tom Funke
naInterruption of cortical continuity
Elisa Capelão


  

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29 mins
Interruption of cortical continuity


Explanation:
Cortical refers to the cement of the teeth...

hope it helps


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Elisa Capelão
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discontinuity in the cortex of the horizontal branch of the mandible


Explanation:
>>Discontinuity in the cortex of the horizontal branch of the mandible in the region of 33-36<<.
Cortex here refers to the cortical bone of the mandible. It isn't explicit whether the discontinuity is evident at the inferior edge or at the superior (alveolar) ridge of the mandible.



    30 years in medical radiology
Tom Funke
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