Temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Right jaw pain.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

Osteoarthritis of the right temporomandibular joint characterized by condylar flattening, subchondral sclerosis and marginal osteophyte formation. There are less severe changes seen on the left. Anterior translation is limited on the right compared to the left. 

Case Discussion

Temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis is a fairly common cause of jaw pain. 

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Case information

rID: 61034
Published: 15th Jun 2018
Last edited: 15th Jun 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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