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Unilateral Ankylosis of tbe Right Temporomandibular Joint in a Two Year Old Child - A Case Report

D Jayaraj, Vandana S

Keywords : Ankylosis, Temporomandibular joint, restricted mouth opening

Citation Information : Jayaraj D, S V. Unilateral Ankylosis of tbe Right Temporomandibular Joint in a Two Year Old Child - A Case Report. 2011; 1 (1):48-51.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-1-1-48

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the inability to open the mouth due to fibrous or osseous union between the head of the mandible and glcnoid fossa. This report describes a case of2-ycar old female child who presented with progressive inability to open the mouth due to bony ankylosis of the right(TMJ).

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