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The temporomandibular joint: a comparison of clinical and arthroscopic findings.

Authors
  • Holmlund, A1
  • Hellsing, G
  • Axelsson, S
  • 1 Karolinska Institutet, School of Dentistry, Huddinge, Sweden. , (Sweden)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Publisher
Elsevier - Mosby
Publication Date
Jul 01, 1989
Volume
62
Issue
1
Pages
61–65
Identifiers
PMID: 2746544
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Clinical signs and symptoms of temporomandibular joint arthropathy were evaluated by comparison of clinical findings with arthroscopic findings in 62 temporomandibular joints of 55 patients. The arthroscopic frequency of osteoarthritis was high and was often combined with a mild localized synovitis.

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