Temporomandibular joint arthritis in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: efficacy of intraarticular corticosteroid injection as measured by MRI and clinical examination


Results 21 study patients and 17 control patients were examined. The baseline mean maximal mouth opening was significantly different with 41 mm in study patients compared to 46 mm in controls (p = 0.005). After a median time of 42 days the mean maximal mouth opening increased by 1.8 mm in the study group (p < 0.003) as compared to 0.5 mm in the controls (p… (More)


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