Adjuvant-induced arthritis in the temporomandibular joint of rats.

  title={Adjuvant-induced arthritis in the temporomandibular joint of rats.},
  author={T Zamma},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  volume={39 3},
  • T Zamma
  • Published 1983 in Infection and immunity
When Lewis rats were immunized by intradermal injection into the parietal scalp rather than into the footpad with mycobacterial delipidated cells in squalene, arthritis could be produced in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) with a maximum incidence of 60%, accompanied by systemic polyarthritis. Other methods of immunization including intradermal injection into the tail, posterior cervical region, or intra-inguinal lymph nodes did not induce arthritis in the TMJ. A combination of this… CONTINUE READING


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