Temporomandibular joint dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Unable to close mouth. Clinically temporomandibular joint dislocation.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female

No change of the position of the mandibular condyle between open and closed views.

On both views the mandibular condyle lies anterior to the temporomandibular fossa.

Case Discussion

An example of anterior dislocation of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) with TMJ views, as opposed to an orthopantomogram (OPG).

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Case information

rID: 53645
Case created: 29th May 2017
Last edited: 30th May 2017
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