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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 99-103

Magnetic resonance imaging of temporomandibular joint disc abnormalities: A pictorial essay

Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Benghazi University College of Dentistry, Benghazi, Libya

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Galal Omami
College of Dentistry, Benghazi University, Benghazi
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DOI: 10.4103/2321-3841.126742

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Internal derangement is the most common pathological condition affecting the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of TMJ is principally directed toward assessment of the soft-tissue abnormalities in terms of internal derangement. This pedagogical article describes anatomy and biomechanics and provides a pictorial overview of the MRI findings of the disc abnormalities of TMJ.

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