Computed tomography versus single-contrast arthrotomography in evaluation of the temporomandibular joint disc. A study of autopsy specimens.

The lateral, central and medial parts of 15 right temporomandibular joint autopsy specimens were studied to compare the ability of computed tomography (CT) and single-contrast arthrotomography in diagnosing the disc position and configuration. The radiologic findings were compared with macroscopic findings in a blinded fashion. In the CT examination, the… CONTINUE READING