Clinical, radiographic and MRI findings of the temporomandibular joint in patients with different rheumatic diseases.

@article{Helenius2006ClinicalRA,
  title={Clinical, radiographic and MRI findings of the temporomandibular joint in patients with different rheumatic diseases.},
  author={L Miia J Helenius and Pekka O. Tervahartiala and Ilkka J. Helenius and Jehad Al-sukhun and Lena Kivisaari and Riitta Suuronen and Hannu Kautiainen and Dorrit Hallikainen and Christian Lindqvist and Marjatta Leirisalo-Repo},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 11},
  pages={983-9}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the condition of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) in patients with different rheumatic diseases, and report correlations between the clinical, radiographic and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings. The 67 patients were divided into four groups: 16 with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), 15 with mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD), 18 with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and 18 with spondyloarthropathy (SPA). They were clinically examined, and panoramic… CONTINUE READING

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