volume 40, issue 6, P500-505 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.08.009
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Vishal Bansal, Sanjeev Kumar, Apoorva Mowar, Anurag Yadav, Gagan Khare

Abstract: Objective of this prospective study was to evaluate and compare posterior auricular approach for surgery of temporomandibular joint ankylosis with preauricular approach. These evaluations were done on the basis of certain parameters like incidences of facial nerve injury, time taken to expose ankylotic mass, haemorrhage and quality of exposure of joint and surrounding structures. This study was conducted among 15 patients of temporomandibular joint ankylosis. A total number of 30 joints were operated. These jo…

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