Clinical and magnetic resonance imaging findings of the temporomandibular joint and masticatory muscles in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

@article{Yilmaz2010ClinicalAM,
  title={Clinical and magnetic resonance imaging findings of the temporomandibular joint and masticatory muscles in patients with rheumatoid arthritis},
  author={Hasan Huseyin Yilmaz and Derya Yildirim and Yunus Ugan and Şevket Ercan Tunç and Ahmet Yeşildağ and Hikmet Orhan and Cevriye Akdag},
  journal={Rheumatology International},
  year={2010},
  volume={32},
  pages={1171-1178}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical, radiographic, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and masticatory muscles in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. Twenty-eight RA patients and 29 healthy subjects were participated in the study. The patient underwent clinical and laboratory investigation. DAS28 scores were calculated. Lateral panoramic radiography was performed to evaluate condylar erosion and condylar movement. Craniofacial MRI was… CONTINUE READING