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Table 4 Relationship between tonsilloliths detected on panoramic radiographs and their sizes on CT

From: Prevalence and imaging characteristics of detectable tonsilloliths on 482 pairs of consecutive CT and panoramic radiographs

Sizes (mm) on CT Number of patients detected by CT Number of patients detected by PR Detection rate by PR (%)
<1 8 0 0
1-2 51 0 0
2-3 53 5 9.4
3-4 55 14 25.5
4-5 41 10 24.4
5-6 10 4 40.0
6-7 2 1 50.0
7-8 2 1 50.0
Total 222 35 15.8
  1. CT: Computed tomography.
  2. PR: Panoramic radiographs.