alexa Temporomandibular joint ankylosis: review of the literature and report of two cases of bilateral involvement.


Journal of Arthritis

Author(s): Miller GA, Page HL Jr, Griffith CR

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Abstract The factors predisposing to ankylosis and the probable pathogenesis are discussed, as treatment, both past and present. Arthroplasty with Silastic interposition is presented as an acceptable means of managing ankylosis, as shown in two case reports. The ultimate postoperative result is dependent on surgical timing, surgical technique, and attention to postsurgical physiotherapy.
This article was published in J Oral Surg and referenced in Journal of Arthritis

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