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Magnetic resonance imaging study on temporomandibular joint morphology

Badel, Tomislav and Marotti, Miljenko and Keros, Jadranka and Kern, Josipa and Krolo, Ivan (2009) Magnetic resonance imaging study on temporomandibular joint morphology. Collegium antropologicum, 33 (2). pp. 455-460. ISSN 0350-6134

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    Croatian abstract

    STUDIJA O MORFOLOGIJI ČELJUSNOG ZGLOBA POMOĆU MAGNETSKE REZONANCIJE ----- Magnetska rezonancija omogućila je veću učinkovitost dijagnostike specifičnih poremećaja čeljusnog zgloba. U našem istraživanju je sudjelovalo 40 pacijenata s kliničkim dijagnozama pomaka zglobne pločice, te 25 asimptomatskih osoba. Nalazom magnetske rezonancije potvrđen je kliničkim pregledom utvrđen pomak zglobne pločice. Utvrđen je pomak zglobne pločice kod 18% zglobova asimptomatskih ispitanika. Kod pacijenata s pomakom zglobne pločice najveća učestalost potpunog pomaka pločice bez repozicije je u 44,1% zglobova, potpunog pomaka pločice s repozicijom u 34,9% zglobova te djelomičnog pomaka zglobne pločice s repozicijom u 21% zglobova. Ovo istraživanje pomaže boljem objašnjenju povezanosti radioloških i kliničkih znakova artrogenih poremećaja čeljusnog zgloba.

    English abstract

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has enabled the accomplishment of a more effective diagnostics of temporomandibular disorders (TMD). The sample included 40 patients with clinical symptoms of disc displacement (DD) of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and 25 subjects included in our study were asymptomatic. DD were diagnosed by clinical examinations which were subsequently confirmed by MRI. DD was found in 18% of the TMJs of the asymptomatic patients. The highest prevalence of total DD without reduction was found in 44.1% of the patients' joints subsequently followed by total DD with reduction comprising 34.9% of the TMJs and by partial DD with reduction comprising 21% of the TMJs. This study may help us clarify the complicated relationship which exists between the radiographic and clinical findings of TMJ disorders.

    Item Type: Article
    MeSH: Adolescent ; Adult ; Aged ; Dislocations/epidemiology ; Dislocations/pathology ; Female ; Humans ; Magnetic ; Resonance Imaging ; Male ; Middle Aged ; Temporomandibular Joint Disk/pathology ; Temporomandibular Joint ; Disorders/epidemiology ; Temporomandibular Joint Disorders/pathology ; Young Adult
    Divisions: Katedra za medicinsku statistiku, epidemiologiju i medicinsku informatiku
    Depositing User: Marijan Šember
    Status: Published
    Creators:
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    Badel, Tomislav
    Marotti, Miljenko
    Keros, Jadranka
    Kern, Josipa
    Krolo, Ivan
    Date: June 2009
    Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2009
    Last Modified: 23 Sep 2011 18:11
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      URI: http://medlib.mef.hr/id/eprint/636

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