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Table 7 Data summary of the three tonsilloliths that could not be detected on panoramic radiographs despite high calcification levels and relatively large sizes on CT

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

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3
Sex Male Female Female
Age (years) 65 32 48
Side Bilateral Right Left
Number of tonsilloliths 3 1 2
Size (mm) 5.03 5.96 5.35
Location Under soft palate Under soft palate Under soft palate
  Internal Internal Internal
Calcified level (HU) 1128 912 905
  1. CT: Computed tomography.