Postanesthetic temporomandibular joint dysfunction.

  title={Postanesthetic temporomandibular joint dysfunction.},
  author={M A Knibbe and John B. Carter and G M Frokjer},
  journal={Anesthesia progress},
  volume={36 1},
Internal derangements, myofascial pain dysfunction, and chronic dislocation of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) are three common sequelae resulting from mandibular trauma. Etiologic factors include prolonged dental and otolaryngologic procedures, and intraoperative use of the laryngoscope and bronchoscope. Three cases are reported to document… CONTINUE READING