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n SA Journal of Radiology - Torus palatinus : pictorial interlude

Volume 17, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1027-202X
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Abstract

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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2013-11-01
2016-12-11

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