Temporomandibular ankylosis

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Temporomandibular ankylosis

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The terms "Temporomandibular ankylosis" returned 14 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Bilateral asymptomatic fibrous-ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint associated with rheumatoid arthritis: a case report.
 

Author(s): Carolina Ortigosa Cunha, Lívia Maria Sales Pinto, Luana Menezes de Mendonça, Aline Dantas Diógenes Saldanha, Ana Cláudia de Castro Ferreira Conti, Paulo César Rodrigues Conti

Journal: Braz Dent J. 2012 ;23(6):779-82.

 

The American Academy of Orofacial Pain (AAOP) defines ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) as a restriction of movements due to intracapsular fibrous adhesions, fibrous changes in capsular ligaments (fibrous-ankylosis) and osseous mass formation resulting in the fusion of ...

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2013

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Growth factors, genes, bone proteins and apoptosis in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) of children with ankylosis and during disease recurrence.
 

Author(s): Mara Pilmane, Andrejs Skagers

Journal: Stomatologija. 2011 ;13(3):96-101.

 

AIM OF STUDY was complex detection of appearance and distribution of growth factors, facial bone growth stimulating genes, ground substance proteins and apoptosis in bone of ankylotic TMJ in primary and repeatedly operated children.

Last Updated: 10 Nov 2011

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[Distribution features of surface stress on the bilateral condyles of the unilateral mandible model for 3 kinds of surgeries of temporomandibular joint ankylosis].
 

Author(s): Yi You, Hanjiang Wu

Journal: Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2011 Mar;36(3):258-64.

 

To determine the distribution features of surface stress on the bilateral condyles of the normal mandible and the unilateral mandible model for 3 kinds of surgeries of temporomandibular joint ankylosis under normal occlusal strength.

Last Updated: 5 Apr 2011

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The terms "Temporomandibular ankylosis" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Congenital infiltrating lipomatosis of the face with exophytic temporomandibular joint ankylosis: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): S Sahai, S Rajan, N Singh, H Arora

Journal: Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2013 ;42(3):16128745.

 

Congenital infiltrating lipomatosis of the face (CIL-F) is a rare lipomatous lesion with diffuse fatty infiltration of tissues and hyperplasia of underlying bone. We report clinical and CT findings in an unusual case of CIL-F presenting with progressive hemifacial asymmetry, manifesting ...

Last Updated: 26 Feb 2013

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Management of temporomandibular ankylosis--compromise or individualization--a literature review.
 

Author(s): Katarzyna Sporniak-Tutak, Joanna Janiszewska-Olszowska, Robert Kowalczyk

Journal: Med. Sci. Monit.. 2011 May;17(5):RA111-6.

 

Temporomandibular joint ankylosis is defined as bony or fibrous adhesion of the anatomic joint components accompanied by a limitation in opening the mouth, causing difficulties with mastication, speaking and oral hygiene as well as inadvertently influencing mandibular growth. Surgical ...

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2011

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Surgical treatment of temporomandibular joint ankylosis: follow-up of 15 cases and literature review.
 

Author(s): Belmiro Cavalcanti do Egito Vasconcelos, Gabriela Granja Porto, Ricardo Viana Bessa-Nogueira, Mirella Marques Mercês do Nascimento

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Ankylosis may be defined as the fusion of the articular surfaces with bony or fibrous tissue. The treatment of temporomandibular joint ankylosis poses a significant challenge because of the high incidence of recurrence.

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2008

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