Condylar bony change, disk displacement, and signs and symptoms of TMJ disorders in orthognathic surgery patients.

@article{Yamada2001CondylarBC,
  title={Condylar bony change, disk displacement, and signs and symptoms of TMJ disorders in orthognathic surgery patients.},
  author={Kazuhiro Yamada and Kooji Hanada and Takafumi Hayashi and Jusuke Ito},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2001},
  volume={91 5},
  pages={603-10}
}
OBJECTIVE We sought to investigate the relationship between condylar bony change and disk displacement with respect to the signs and symptoms of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders in patients undergoing orthognathic surgery. STUDY DESIGN We performed a cross-sectional retrospective study of the pretreatment helical computed tomography scans of 129 orthognathic surgery patients. RESULTS Condylar bony change, unilaterally or bilaterally, was found in 35.7% of the subjects and 24.4% of… CONTINUE READING

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