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Revista Española de Cirugía Oral y Maxilofacial

On-line version ISSN 2173-9161Print version ISSN 1130-0558


GARCIA-GUEVARA, Henry et al. Temporomandibular joint prostheses: an alternative for impacted mandibular condyle in middle cranial fossa. Rev Esp Cirug Oral y Maxilofac [online]. 2013, vol.35, n.4, pp.181-185. ISSN 2173-9161.

The dislocation of the mandibular condyle in the middle cranial fossa is a rare condition with few reports in the literature. The authors described the first case reported of unilateral dislocation and fracture treated and reconstructed with a Temporo mandibular joint prostheses. Pre-surgical conduct, medical positions of the Neurosurgery, Radiology and Oral and Maxillofacial teams are described. Also, two years post-operative evaluations are detailed, including information regarding maximum interincisal opening, function, speech, pain and diet of the patient.

Keywords : Temporomandibular joint; TMJ prostheses; Middle cranial fossa; Trauma.

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