Multidisciplinary approach in the management of absolute trismus with bilateral temporomandibular joint replacements for a patient with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

Abstract

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is an exclusion diagnosis that gathers together all forms of arthritis that begin before the age of 16 years, persist for more than 6 weeks and are of unknown origin. We present the case of a 42 year old woman with a 20 year history of absolute trismus, secondary to bilateral temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis caused… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2014.04.022

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@article{Fanaras2014MultidisciplinaryAI, title={Multidisciplinary approach in the management of absolute trismus with bilateral temporomandibular joint replacements for a patient with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.}, author={Nikolaos Fanaras and Nicholas S Parry and Nigel Shaun Matthews}, journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons}, year={2014}, volume={72 11}, pages={2262-72} }