Temporomandibular joint dysfunction - osteoarthritis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Patient complains of pain in the right preauricular region and a reduced opening of the mouth.

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Female

Right TMJ shows flattening, rough condylar surfaces, sclerosis, osteophytes, and joint space narrowing, 


Case Discussion

Osteoarthritis (also referred as osteoarthrosis, deforming arthritis, and degenerative joint disease) is the end point of long-standing TMJ dysfunction

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Case information

rID: 27717
Case created: 15th Feb 2014
Last edited: 30th Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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