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Advanced Arthroscopy of the Temporomandibular Joint

  • Joseph P. McCain
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    Corresponding author. The Baptist Medical Arts Building, 8940 North Kendall Drive, Suite 604E, Miami, FL 33176.
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    Nova Southeastern University, School of Dental Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33176, USA

    Private Practice, Baptist Hospital, 8940 North Kendall Drive, Suite 604E, Miami, FL 33176, USA
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  • Reem H. Hossameldin
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    Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Cairo University, School of Dental Medicine, 11 El Saraya Street, Manial, Cairo, Egypt 11562
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      Advanced operative arthroscopic procedures are indicated for disabling joint conditions refractory to medical management and primary arthroscopy alone and that require internal structural modifications of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Examples include internal derangements, hypomobility secondary to adhesions, synovitis, degenerative joint disease, and hypermobility resulting in painful subluxation or dislocation.
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