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Summary Information: Protrusion

Protrusion: Protrusion is an anatomical term that is used to describe a general action of a muscle on a bone or joint of the jaw. When a muscle protrudes, it moves the jaw forward or in an anterior direction.

Protrusion is the opposite action of retrusion. Conditions that can affect normal protrusion include TMJ, musculoskeletal trauma, bone fracture, myalga, muscle/tendon rupture, muscle/tendon tears, strains, arthritis, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, and neuromuscular diseases.

Closely Related Organs: Protrusion

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Protrusion:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Protrusion

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Protrusion

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