Advanced imaging findings and computer-assisted surgery of suspected synovial chondromatosis in the temporomandibular joint.

@article{HohlwegMajert2008AdvancedIF,
  title={Advanced imaging findings and computer-assisted surgery of suspected synovial chondromatosis in the temporomandibular joint.},
  author={Bettina Hohlweg-Majert and Marc Christian Metzger and Joachim Boehm and Thomas Muecke and Dirk Schulze},
  journal={Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={1251-7}
}
Synovial chondromatosis of the joint occurs mainly in teenagers and young adults. Only 3% of these neoplasms are located in the head and neck region. Synovial chondromatosis of the temporomandibular joint is therefore a very rare disorder. Therefore, developing a working, histological confirmation is required for differential diagnosis. In this case series, the outcome of histological investigation and imaging techniques are compared. Based on clinical symptoms, five cases of suspected synovial… CONTINUE READING

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