DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-5929.ijohns20195578

Eminectomy for the management of unilateral chronic, recurrent temporomandibular joint dislocation: a case report

Sandeep Mehta, Andrews Navin Kumar, Gaurav Dua, Shanender Singh Sambyal

Abstract


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.

 


Keywords


Glenoid fossa, Articulation, Temporomandibular joint dislocation

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