Internal derangements of the temporomandibular joint: An assessment of condylar position in centric occlusion

Richard W Katzberg, David A. Keith, William R. Ten Eick, Walter C. Guralnick

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Abstract

Subjects experiencing painful dysfunction of the TMJ and diagnosed by arthrography to have displacements of the meniscus were compared to normal or asymptomatic subjects to assess condyle-fossa relationships. The groups did not differ by linear or area determinations of the P A ratio. The use of plain film alone is not adequate for diagnosis or assessment of treatment if abnormalities of meniscus function are the primary etiology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)250-254
Number of pages5
JournalThe Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Volume49
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery

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