Eminectomy for the management of unilateral chronic, recurrent temporomandibular joint dislocation: a case report
Keywords:Glenoid fossa, Articulation, Temporomandibular joint dislocation
In this case reportunilateral chronic mandibular dislocation was managed by Myrhaug’s procedure (eminectomy). Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dislocation is a uncommon clinical entity and surgery is a more definitive option when it’s come to the management chronic and recurrent TMJ dislocation. Eminectomy is shown to be efficient in preventing TMJ dislocations without affecting the maximum mouth opening, articulation and masticatory efficiency.
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