Temporomandibular joint involvement in rheumatoid arthritis. Relationship with disease activity.

@article{eliker1995TemporomandibularJI,
  title={Temporomandibular joint involvement in rheumatoid arthritis. Relationship with disease activity.},
  author={Reyhan Çeliker and Yeşim G{\"o}kçe-Kutsal and Muzaffer Eryilmaz},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of rheumatology},
  year={1995},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={22-5}
}
Involvement of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients is described, but the incidence varies greatly. In this study our aim was to determine the frequency and character of TMJ involvement in RA patients asymptomatic for this joint, to investigate the relationship with disease activity, and to evaluate the early diagnostic value of imaging techniques. Twenty patients were included in this study, ten were evaluated with computed tomography (CT) and ten with magnetic… CONTINUE READING

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