volume 40, issue 3, P283-286 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.04.006
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Hee-Seok Roh, Wook Kim, Young-Ku Kim, Jeong-Yun Lee

Abstract: This study was performed to investigate the relationships between disk displacement, joint effusion, and degenerative changes in patients with temporomandibular disorders using MRI. Randomly selected MRIs of 508 temporomandibular joints of 254 patients (92 males and 162 females, mean age was 30.5±12.0 years) were reviewed retrospectively. Seventy-eight percent (198 out of 254) of the patients complained of joint pain. Compared with joints with a normal disk position, the joints with anterior disk displacement …

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