Histologic study of synovitis induced by trauma to the rat temporomandibular joint.

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to establish and histologically examine the time course of synovitis induced by trauma to the rat temporomandibular joint. STUDY DESIGN Synovitis of the temporomandibular joints of 8-week-old male Wister rats was induced by forced condylar hypermobility, which was administered 10 times successively once a day for 10… (More)

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@article{Muto1998HistologicSO, title={Histologic study of synovitis induced by trauma to the rat temporomandibular joint.}, author={Tetsuichiro Muto and Johji Kawakami and Motoyori Kanazawa and Tomoharu Yajima}, journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics}, year={1998}, volume={86 5}, pages={534-40} }