Temporomandibular joint reconstruction with rib

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

One approach to reconstructing abnormal TMJs is to excise them and graft costochondral junction, such that the cartilage articulates with the temporal bone.

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rID: 5547
Case created: 3rd Feb 2009
Last edited: 21st Sep 2015
Tag: tmj
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