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Table 4 Number of incidental findings reasoned to require follow-up

From: The frequency and nature of incidental findings in large-field cone beam computed tomography scans of an orthodontic sample

Anatomic location Incidental findings,n(%) Findings requiring follow-up,n(%)
Cervical vertebrae 11 (1.3) 1 (0.1)
Dentoalveolar 124 (14.7) 19 (2.3)
Naso-oropharyngeal airway 356 (42.3) 23 (2.7)
Paranasal sinuses 260 (30.9) 22 (2.6)
Surrounding soft/hard tissues 34 (4.0) 11 (1.3)
Temporomandibular joint 54 (6.4) 18 (2.1)
Total 842 (100) 94 (11.2)