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Letters Incidental imaging findings

Incidental imaging findings on oral radiology

BMJ 2018; 362 doi: (Published 28 September 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;362:k4103
  1. Paul Monsarrat, dental surgeon and senior lecturer1,
  2. Norbert Telmon, medical doctor and professor2,
  3. Delphine Maret, dental surgeon and senior lecturer1
  1. 1UFR Odontologie de Toulouse, 3 Chemin des Maraîchers, 31062 Cedex 9, Toulouse, France
  2. 2Service de Médecine Légale, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Rangueil, Avenue du Professeur Jean Poulhès, 31059, Toulouse Cedex 9, France
  1. paul.monsarrat{at}

O’Sullivan and colleagues emphasise the importance of incidental imaging findings.1 We agree with their conclusions: the high prevalence of incidental imaging findings; that clinicians should weigh up the benefits and risks before ordering an imaging test; and the need for precise guidelines about management.1

Nevertheless, we would like to draw readers’ attention to an aspect not tackled by the authors: oral …

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