The link below goes to a nice blog on Cone Beam issues. It is sponsored by 3D Diagnostixan online CBCT evaluation service. This is a good example of the kinds of pathology we can see and examine and diagnose with CBCT. In the past the only way we could have examined this condylar defect in such detail would be autopsy and dissection. I am sure the patient appreciates the change :-).
This is a rare case of condylar remodeling in the right TMJ