volume 40, issue 8, Pe223-e228 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.10.023
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Jeong-Yun Lee, Dae-Jung Kim, Sang-Goo Lee, Jin-Woo Chung

Abstract: This study aims to report the results of a 1-year computed tomographic (CT) follow up of 54 temporomandibular joints (TMJs) affected by osteoarthritis (OA) and to provide longitudinal information on changes in OA and its relationship with clinical signs and symptoms. TMJ OA was diagnosed by history, clinical and CT examinations. The second CT examination was done after about 1 year of conservative treatment. Joints were divided into three groups labeled as no change, improved CT, and worsened CT groups dependi…

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