The interpositional dermis-fat graft in the management of temporomandibular joint ankylosis.

  title={The interpositional dermis-fat graft in the management of temporomandibular joint ankylosis.},
  author={George Dimitroulis},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  volume={33 8},
The aim of this retrospective clinical study is to present the clinical experience of using dermis-fat interpositional grafts in the surgical management of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis in adult patients. Eleven adult patients who presented with ankylosis of the TMJ were identified and included in the study. All patients underwent a TMJ gap arthroplasty which involved the removal of a segment of bone and fibrous tissue between the glenoid fossa and neck of the mandibular condyle. The… CONTINUE READING


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