Ankylosis Of The Temporomandibular Joint (Tmj)

Ankylosis of the TMJ is a stiffening or bony deformity of the joint. Ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is mostly due to a trauma or an infection, but can also be congenital or the result of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) his (Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)). There occurs a chronic, painless limitation of movement. If ankylosis leads to a standstill of the condylar growth, a facial asymmetry is frequently (hypoplasia of the…

September 3, 2018