Temporomandibular joint - stuck disc

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Painful chewing and click.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years old
Gender: Male

Left tempromandibular joint show normal position of the disc on closed (first two sequences) and open mouth scans (last two sequences).

The right tempromandibular disc shows normal position on closed mouth position (first two sequences), however it remains adherent to the temporal bone in open mouth (last two sequences) after normal condylar anterior translation.

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Case information

rID: 35743
Case created: 20th Apr 2015
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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