Bifid mandibular condyle with associated temporomandibular joint ankylosis: a computed tomography study of the patterns and morphological variations.

@article{Rehman2009BifidMC,
  title={Bifid mandibular condyle with associated temporomandibular joint ankylosis: a computed tomography study of the patterns and morphological variations.},
  author={Thaj A Rehman and Sridhar Gibikote and Nambi Gurunathampalayam Ilango and Jabin Thaj and Radha Sarawagi and Ashish Gupta},
  journal={Dento maxillo facial radiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={239-44}
}
OBJECTIVES Bifid mandibular condyle (BMC) with associated temporomandibular joint ankylosis (TMJA) is extremely rare with only four cases reported. We present the first case series of BMC with TMJA in an attempt to elucidate the morphological pattern in this rare condition. METHODS Retrospective examination of CTs over a period of 6 years revealed 37 patients with TMJA, of whom 10 had BMC. Clinical and CT features of these were analysed. Patients were grouped according to sides of involvement… CONTINUE READING

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