Oral Maxillofac Surg 2020 Dec 22;24(4):509-514. Epub 2020 Jun 22.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology Department, Federal University of Uberlândia, Av. Pará, 1748 - Umuarama, Bloco 4T, Uberlândia, MG, 38405-320, Brazil.
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis describes the bone or fibrous adhesion of the TMJ components, with functional impairment. The present report shows the surgical correction the TMJ ankylosis due to a condyle fracture in a child. A 12-year-old patient, female, attended to the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department of the Clinical Hospital/Federal University of Uberlândia, showing severe mouth opening limitation (9 mm) and history of bilateral condyle fracture and symphysis fracture. Read More