Temporomandibular joint structural derangement and general joint hypermobility.

  title={Temporomandibular joint structural derangement and general joint hypermobility.},
  author={Huey-Yuan Wang and Tiffany Ting-fang Shih and Juo-Song Wang and Yuh-Yuan Shiau and Yunn-Jy Chen},
  journal={Journal of orofacial pain},
  volume={26 1},
AIM To explore the relationship between general joint hypermobility (GJH) and displacement of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disc as evident from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). METHODS Fifth finger extension, thumb apposition, elbow extension, knee extension, trunk flexion, and ankle dorsiflexion were measured in 66 young female patients with MRI… CONTINUE READING