Temporomandibular joint dislocation

Case contributed by Prof Cláudio Souza

Presentation

Patient yawned.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Female

Dislocation of bilateral temporomandibular joints.

Case Discussion

Elderly patient with bilaterally dislocated TMJ as a result of a (presumably big) yawn.

Portuguese: Luxação de ATM. Paciente idosa deu entrada no CDI ja com a luxação, segundo relato de acompanhante a mesma foi bocejar quando houve a desarticulação da articulação temporo mandibular.

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Case information

rID: 13947
Published: 2nd Jun 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Tag: tmj
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