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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 168-174

Involvement of temporomandibular joint in systemic joint disorders: A clinical and radiological study

1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Sri Sai College of Dental Surgery, Vikarabad, India
2 Kamineni Institute of Dental Sciences, Narketpally, India

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There are many reports on the involvement of temporomandibular joint in certain specific joint diseases, in medical and dental literature. However, not many comprehensive studies have been undertaken to study the involvement of TMJ in systemic joint disorders to establish the cause and effect relationship between the two. This report aims to study the involvement of TMJ in patients affected with systemic joint diseases. A total of 106 patients have been examined; 55 suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (R.A) and the rest suffering from related arthropathies. The results are significant and useful in the diagnosis and management of TMJ. in patients suffering from various arthropathies.

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