Orofacial symptoms related to temporomandibular joint arthritis in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: smallest detectable difference in self-reported pain intensity.

@article{Stoustrup2012OrofacialSR,
  title={Orofacial symptoms related to temporomandibular joint arthritis in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: smallest detectable difference in self-reported pain intensity.},
  author={Peter Stoustrup and Kasper Kristensen and Carlalberta Verna and Annelise K{\"u}seler and Troels Herlin and Thomas Klit Pedersen},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={39 12},
  pages={2352-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) inflammation in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) may lead to mandibular growth disturbances and interfere with optimal joint and muscle function. Orofacial symptoms are common clinical findings in relation to TMJ arthritis in adolescence. Knowledge about their clinical manifestation is important for TMJ arthritis diagnosis, treatment choice, and outcome evaluation. The aim of our prospective observational study was to evaluate and… CONTINUE READING

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