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Classification of Klemetti et al for the Inferior Mandibular Cortex (Klemetti Index)

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Klemetti et al classified radiographs of the mandible based on the appearance of the inferior cortex. This can help identify a patient with osteoporosis. The authors are from the University of Kuopio in Finland.

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