Treatment of TMJ ankylosis in Jordanian children - a comparison of two surgical techniques.

@article{Qudah2005TreatmentOT,
  title={Treatment of TMJ ankylosis in Jordanian children - a comparison of two surgical techniques.},
  author={Mansour A Qudah and Muawia A Qudeimat and Jasser Al-Maaita},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={30-6}
}
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to report Jordanian experience in surgical treatment of TMJ ankylosis in 22 children. PATIENTS AND METHODS This retrospective clinical study included children who were diagnosed with TMJ ankylosis and were treated in a dental teaching centre between 1993 and 2001. Patients underwent the release of 24 temporomandibular joint ankyloses and two different surgical techniques were used: either reconstruction of the condyle using costochondral grafts, or using… CONTINUE READING

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