Temporo-mandibular joint replacement

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Previous surgery for TMJ issues. Follow up.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female

Right TM joint prosthesis.

Minimal residual dentition.

Case Discussion

One of the less frequently performed and observed joint prostheses - the TM joint.

This is a joint with articular cartilage so prone as elsewhere to degenerative change.

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Case information

rID: 56391
Case created: 29th Oct 2017
Last edited: 31st Oct 2017
System: Head & Neck
Tag: rdgh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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