External Pterygoid Muscle

A two headed (inferior and superior) muscle attached to the mandible that opens the jaw and brings it forward.
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2012
2012
OBJECTIVES The present study was designed to evaluate the usefulness of deep dry needling in the treatment of temporomandibular… (More)
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2007
2007
The most important objective in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is to determine the… (More)
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2005
2005
  • Jianjun Ma
  • Shanghai kou qiang yi xue = Shanghai journal of…
  • 2005
PURPOSE To investigate the surgical indications, procedures and treatment outcomes of condylar fracture by external pterygoid… (More)
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1999
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1999
The actions of masticatory muscles in relation to transverse grinding, associated with forward masticatory movement of the… (More)
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1998
1998
Botulinum toxin leads to paresis of the skeletal muscle lasting 2-4 months via an inhibition of acetylcholine release at the… (More)
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1991
1991
This study, starting from the revision of traditional anatomy proposed to value TMJ and its components through dissection of… (More)
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1991
1991
The paper reports a study of the relationship between the upper head of the pterygoid muscle and the temporomandibular joint disc… (More)
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1979
1979
The relation between active growth and induced anatomic changes was examined using photoelastic stress techniques. The following… (More)
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1978
1978
First the author describes how the activator after Herren works, and the part played by the masticatory muscles. In a long-term… (More)
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1962
1962
The structures of this articulation were found to originate from two different blastemata situated at some distance from each… (More)
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