Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : January | Volume : 11 | Issue : 1 | Page : ZD04 - ZD05

Intracoronal Radiolucency in An Unerupted Premolar: A Rare Occurrence ZD04-ZD05

Neil De Souza, Anna Vaz, Paul Chalakkal

Correspondence
Dr. Paul Chalakkal,
Assistant Professor, Department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Goa Dental College and Hospital,
Panjim-403202, Goa, India.
E-mail: atomheartpaul@yahoo.com

Pre-eruptive Intracoronal Resorption (PIR) is a lesion that mostly occurs within the dentin in the occlusal part of the crown, next to the dentin-enamel junction. Such lesions are usually detected accidentally, on routine intraoral radiographs. This case report highlights a case of PIR detected in the mandibular second premolar of a 10 year old boy. The radiographic finding, size, position and restoration of the defect have been mentioned.