Diagnostic value of ultrasonography in the evaluation of the temporomandibular joint anterior disc displacement.

@article{Kaya2010DiagnosticVO,
  title={Diagnostic value of ultrasonography in the evaluation of the temporomandibular joint anterior disc displacement.},
  author={Kurtuluş Kaya and Deniz Dulgeroglu and Sibel Unsal-Delialioglu and Muzaffer Babadağ and Tuğra Tacal and Aysegul Barlak and Sumru Ozel},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={391-5}
}
The aim of the study was to evaluate the extent of agreement between the findings of ultrasonography (US) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the assessment of anterior disc displacement (ADD), with or without reduction, and to assess the sensitivity, specificity and the accuracy of the US examination in establishing diagnosis. Fifty-two temporomandibular joints (TMJ) in 52 patients with chronic TMJ pain were examined by US and MRI with respect to ADD, with, and without reduction of the TMJ… CONTINUE READING