n SA Journal of Radiology - Torus palatinus : pictorial interlude
|Article Title||Torus palatinus : pictorial interlude|
|Journal||SA Journal of Radiology|
|Affiliations||1 University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2 University of KwaZulu-Natal, 3 University of KwaZulu-Natal, 4 University of KwaZulu-Natal, 5 King Edward VIII Hospital, 6 King Edward VIII Hospital, 7 King Edward VIII Hospital and 8 King Edward VIII Hospital|
|Publication Date||Nov 2013|
|Pages||141 - 142|
Kupffer and Bessel-Hagen coined the term torus palatinus in 1879 for a benign osseous protuberance arising from the midline of the hard palate. Tori are present in approximately 20% of the population and are occult until adulthood. Recent advances in modern radiology have led to improved evaluation and diagnosis of tori.
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