Arthrotomography of the Temporomandibular Joint: An Otolaryngology Perspective

David M. Barrs, Clyde A. Helms, Richard W Katzberg, Melvin F. Dolwick

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Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction may cause facial or aural pain. Conventional roentgenograms are useful to define bony pathologic conditions. However, TMJ arthrotomography may disclose joint meniscus abnormalities in two thirds of patients with persistent dysfunction despite normal roentgenograms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)337-339
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Otolaryngology
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

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  • Otorhinolaryngology


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