Temporomandibular joint with dislocated disc and recapture

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

Presentation

Left-sided jaw pain and crepitation during jaw movements.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

TMJ disc anterior dislocation with recapture on open mouth sequence.

Case Discussion

Anterior disc displacement is the commonest abnormality and includes anterior disc displacement in the closed mouth that reduces in the open mouth.

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