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Ghost Image Mapping of Palatal Bone of Maxilla and Nasal Cavity in Panoramic View Using Cranex D Digital Machine
Zahra Dalili Kajan, Mehran Taramsari , Somayeh Nemati, Mehrnaz Barandeh
Assistant Professor of Endodontics Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
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Introdouction: The mapping of ghost images of the maxilla and the nasal cavity, which are complex structures, is very important. The position of objects that create a ghost image can differ when using various devices. The purpose of this investigation was to study the mapping of ghost images of the maxilla and the nasal cavity using a Cranex D digital panoramic machine.
Materials and methods: The mapping of ghost images of the maxilla and the nasal cavity, which are complex structures, is very important. The position of objects that create a ghost image can differ when using various devices. The purpose of this investigation was to study the mapping of ghost images of the maxilla and the nasal cavity using a Cranex D digital panoramic machine.
Results: When the lead ball was located in the posterior third of the septum in the anterior-posterior direction and in the middle third above the base of the septum, a ghost image was detected in panoramic view. If the ball was placed in the posterior nasal spine, the image of the object appeared extremely elongated in a horizontal direction. The same was seen when the ball was located in the posterior third of the septum in the anterior- posterior direction and near the base of the septum.
Conclusion: This in vitro study examining ghost image mapping of the maxilla and the nasal cavity, using a Cranex D machine, revealed that the ghost envelope was limited. Digital panoramic device manufacturers have attempted to reduce ghost images, and this has now been achieved with this particular digital machine.

Keywords: Maxilla, Nasal Cavity, Radiography, Panoramic
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Type of Study: Original article | Subject: Radiology
Received: 2015/05/21 | Accepted: 2015/05/21 | Published: 2015/05/21
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DOI: 10.18869/acadpub.3dj.3.3.14


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Dalili Kajan Z, Taramsari M, Nemati S, Barandeh M. Ghost Image Mapping of Palatal Bone of Maxilla and Nasal Cavity in Panoramic View Using Cranex D Digital Machine. 3dj. 2014; 3 (3) :14-20
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