Temporomandibular joint reconstruction with rib

Case contributed by Assoc 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
Published: 3rd Feb 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Tag: tmj
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