Temporomandibular joint (annotated MRI)

Case contributed by Phillip Marsh
Diagnosis not applicable
Annotated image

MRI Sagittal T1 with a closed mouth

1: temporal lobe of brain

2: temporalis muscle

3: mastoid process of temporal bone

4: articular eminence

Orange: mandibular fossa of temporal bone

Blue: anterior band of disc

Yellow: posterior band of disc

Red: condylar head of mandible

Green: condylar neck of mandible

Purple: external auditory canal

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