TMJ dysfunction



Features

  • Internal derangement: Closed mouth the disk is displaced, usually anteriorly.
  • Condylar head shape, articular surface and glenoid fossa shape show normal radiographic appearance.
  • Possible increase or reduction in the overall size of the joint space.
  • Possible displacement of the condylar head.

Cases

 

Panoramic image showing asymmetry due to technique error (head turned). CBCT images showing reduction in the overall size of the left
joint space as well a displacement of the condylar head posteriorly (indicating disc displacement).