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#1 Posted : Thursday, September 29, 2022 1:22:23 PM(UTC)
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Would you be able to outline in further detail what level of atrophy each of these indicates?

K08.21 - Minimal atrophy of the mandible
K08.22 - Moderate atrophy of the mandible
K08.23 - Severe atrophy of the mandible
K08.24 - Minimal atrophy of maxilla
K08.25 - Moderate atrophy of the maxilla
K08.26 - Severe atrophy of the maxilla
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#2 Posted : Friday, November 11, 2022 1:09:50 PM(UTC)
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Hi Guest!

Severe - less than 10mm
Moderate - 11-15mm
Minimal - 16-20mm

There are some helpful images online as well, for example, here is one that illustrates atrophy of the maxilla:
https://www.researchgate.net/figure/llustration-of-maxilla-edentulism-and-atrophy-A-atrophy-grid-superimposed-on-a_fig1_269928375


And here is one for the mandible:
https://www.researchgate.net/figure/llustration-of-mandibular-edentulism-and-atrophy-A-Atrophy-grid-superimposed-on-a_fig9_269413625

Hope this helps!
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