Oral Radiology

, Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 3–10 | Cite as

Twenty classic signs in oral and maxillofacial radiology

  • Galal OmamiEmail author
Review Article


Teachers of radiology often employ the use of classic signs to help learners identify the typical appearance of various pathologies. This article is a compendium of simply-described classic signs in oral and maxillofacial radiology, including their use in differential diagnoses.


Classic signs Education Oral radiology Diagnostic imaging 


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Galal Omami declares that he has no conflict of interest.

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This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Oral Health Practice, Division of Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and RadiologyUniversity of Kentucky College of DentistryLexingtonUSA

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