Journal Article

Congenital temporomandibular joint ankylosis—a case report

Anna Komorowska

in The European Journal of Orthodontics

Published on behalf of European Orthodontics Society

Volume 19, issue 3, pages 243-248
Published in print June 1997 | ISSN: 0141-5387
Published online June 1997 | e-ISSN: 1460-2210 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejo/19.3.243
Congenital temporomandibular joint ankylosis—a case report

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A case of congenital temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis which caused facial disfigurement, significant reduction in mouth opening, difficulties in feeding and breathing, and general interference with physical and mental development is presented. The wide range of manifestations exceed the typical picture of TMJ ankylosis and resemble a syndrome rather than an isolated defect of the TMJ.

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