Transforming growth factor beta 3 involved in the pathogenesis of synovial chondromatosis of temporomandibular joint


Synovial chondromatosis (SC) of temporomandibular joint is rare proliferative disorder featured by the formation of cartilaginous nodules in synovium and joint space. Transforming growth factor beta 3 (TGF-β3) is closely related to chondrogenic differentiation, and might participate in pathogenesis of SC. We discovered that increased quantity of… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/srep08843

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