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Temporomandibular joint: disease - overview

Contributor(s): Kyle Braund

Introduction

Pathogenesis

Etiology


DJD
  • Secondary to mandibular fracture.
  • Complication of joint surgery.
Infection
  • Extension of osteomyelitis from osseous bulla.
  • Hematogenous spread.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Hazewinkel H A, Koole R, Voorhout G (1993) Mandibular coronoid process displacement - signs, causes, treatment. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol (1), 29-35 VetMedResource.

Other sources of information

  • Piermattei D L & Flo G L (1997) Handbook of Small Animal Orthopaedics and Fracture Repair. 3rd edn. Philadelphia: W B Saunders. pp 659-675.


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