Temporomandibular ankylosis

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Temporomandibular ankylosis

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The terms "Temporomandibular ankylosis" returned 21 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Facial nerve injury following surgery for temporomandibular joint ankylosis: a prospective clinical study.
 

Author(s): S Gokkulakrishnan, Sanjay Singh, Ashish Sharma, Amit Kumar Singh, Rajshree Borah

Journal: Indian J Dent Res. ;24(4):521.

 

The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate the incidence and degree of facial nerve damage and time taken for its recovery following surgery for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis.

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2013

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The use of virtual planning and navigation in the treatment of temporomandibular joint ankylosis.
 

Author(s): Rhb Jones

Journal: Aust Dent J. 2013 Sep;58(3):358-67.

 

Temporomandibular joint ankylosis is not common in our community but can occur as a result of severe facial trauma or significant connective tissue disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and psoriatic arthritis, and unfortunately as a result of iatrogenic causes. Ankylosis ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2013

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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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The terms "Temporomandibular ankylosis" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Current concepts in the pathogenesis of traumatic temporomandibular joint ankylosis.
 

Author(s): Ying-Bin Yan, Su-Xia Liang, Jun Shen, Jian-Cheng Zhang, Yi Zhang

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Traumatic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis can be classified into fibrous, fibro-osseous and bony ankylosis. It is still a huge challenge for oral and maxillofacial surgeons due to the technical difficulty and high incidence of recurrence. The poor outcome of disease may be ...

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2014

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Ankylosis of temporomandibular joint caused by psoriatic arthritis: a report of four cases with literature review.
 

Author(s): Zhi Hui Wang, Yan Ping Zhao, Xu Chen Ma

Journal: Chin J Dent Res. 2014 ;17(1):49-55.

 

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is an inflammatory joint disease associated with psoriasis. PsA is often confused with other diseases such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. PsA involving temporomandibular joints (TMJs) are uncommon: only 19 articles with 43 cases have been documented ...

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2014

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The relationship between temporomandibular joint ankylosis and condylar fractures.
 

Author(s): Xing Long

Journal: Chin J Dent Res. 2012 ;15(1):17-20.

 

Trauma is the predominant causal factor for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis. However, the relationship between condylar fracture and TMJ ankylosis is complicated. It is believed that post-traumatic TMJ ankylosis arises from TMJ intracapsular changes, including damaged cartilage, ...

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2012

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