Irreducible anterior dislocation - TMJ disc

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Left-sided jaw pain and unable to the opening of the mouth.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Dislocated left TMJ cartilaginous disc on closed mouth TMJ imaging is present. No recapture on open mouth views also is seen.

Degenerative changes as subchondral edema at mandibular condyle, capsular distention, and minimal joint effusion also are seen at the left TMJ.

Case Discussion

This is a case depicting TMJ disc dislocation in the left side.

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Case information

rID: 70051
Published: 31st Jul 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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