Displacement of the non-reduction disk with limitation of opening
(DDwLO) can be treatment of
the non-surgical form. However, it required scientific and clinic knowledge of diagnostic area of the disorders temporomandibulares. This study was performed
with the patient CN, 18 years, white, female, who went to the orofacial pain
ambulatory with complaints of extreme pain on the right temporomandibular joint
(TMJ) and limitation of maximum opening of 29 mm with shift to right,
which she has been suffering for at least three years. After a criterion
anamnese the diagnosis hypothesis found was a displacement of the non-reduction disk with limitation of opening. The treatment was based on infiltration in the right TMJ with
anesthesic followed by mandibular
manipulation. After the therapeutic conduct the patient presented
clinical signals of normality with absence of trismus and mandibular movement
without shift to right. The patient was followed up during five years not presenting
return of the pathology.
Cite this paper
Vinholi, G. , Coêlho, T. , Insaurralde, E. , da Silva, A. , Terra, G. and de Pinho, L. (2014) Displacement of the non-reduction temporomandibular disk with limitation of opening. Story of a clinical case—Follow up five years. Health
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