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The relationship between anterior disc displacement of temporomandibular joint a

2013-07-26 15:27:39 Source: Author:HUO Liang, ZHANG Shan-yong, YANG Chi. Hits:0
[Summary]  Temporomandibular joint osteoarthrosis (TMJOA) is one of the most frequently-occurring TMJ diseases. It can result in symptoms such as limitation of mouth opening, pain in the TMJ and friction, which severely affect the quality of life for patients or even become life-threatening. Anterior disc displacement is the most common structural problem in the internal derangement,the prevalence of which is reported as high as 80%. Recently with the development of imaging technique and , finding out the relationship between these two diseases will have great impact on the treating strategy. This review summarized the current literature on correlation between anterior disc displacement (ADD) and temporomandibular joint osteoarthrosis. Supported by Shanghai Leading Academic Discipline Project(S30206).
[Key words]  Temporomandibular joint; Osteoarthrosis; Anterior disc displacement

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