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What is Jaw conditions?

What is Jaw conditions?

Jaw conditions include any disorder or disease that affects the health or the normal functioning of ...more »

  • Jaw conditions: Conditions affecting the temporomandibular joint (the jaw).

Jaw conditions is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Jaw conditions, or a subtype of Jaw conditions, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Jaw conditions: Introduction

Types of Jaw conditions:

Types of Jaw conditions:

Broader types of Jaw conditions:

How many people get Jaw conditions?

Prevalance of Jaw conditions: estimated 10 million women in the USA (NWHIC)
Prevalance Rate of Jaw conditions: approx 1 in 27 or 3.68% or 10 million people in USA [about data]
Prevalance of Jaw conditions: it has been estimated that approximately 10 million women in the USA suffer from chronic face or jaw joint pain. (Source: excerpt from TMD-TMJ (Jaw Disorders): NWHIC)

What causes Jaw conditions?

Causes of Jaw conditions: see causes of Jaw conditions

What are the symptoms of Jaw conditions?

Symptoms of Jaw conditions: see symptoms of Jaw conditions

Onset of Jaw conditions: Usually chronic in onset.

Jaw conditions: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Jaw conditions.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Jaw conditions.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Jaw conditions: Dentist, Oral Surgeon, Maxillofacial Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Jaw conditions.
Treatments for Jaw conditions: see treatments for Jaw conditions
Research for Jaw conditions: see research for Jaw conditions

Society issues for Jaw conditions


Hospitalization statistics for Jaw conditions: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Jaw conditions:

  • Hospitalization statistics in Australia:
    • 0.84% (33,302) of hospital episodes were for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw in public hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 83% of hospitalisations for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw were single day episodes in public hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 81% of hospitalisations in public hospitals for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw were by public patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 19% of hospitalisations in public hospitals for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw were by private patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 17.1hospitalisations for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw at public hospitals occurred in 15.8 people per 10,000 population in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
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Organs Affected by Jaw conditions:

Organs and body systems related to Jaw conditions include:

Name and Aliases of Jaw conditions

Main name of condition: Jaw conditions

Other names or spellings for Jaw conditions:

Jaw disorders, temporomandibular disorders, TMD, temporomandibular joint disorders, TMJ disorders, TMD/TMJ

Tardive tibial muscular dystrophy, UDD Myopathy, Distal myopathy Markesbery-Griggs type
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Jaw conditions: Related Conditions

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