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What is Temporo-mandibular ankylosis?

What is Temporo-mandibular ankylosis?

  • Temporo-mandibular ankylosis: A disorder involving stiffness or fusion of the jaw joint which affects the ability of the jaw to open and close normally. The condition may occur congenitally or may be acquired through such things as trauma.

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

Temporo-mandibular ankylosis: Introduction

Types of Temporo-mandibular ankylosis:

Broader types of Temporo-mandibular ankylosis:

What causes Temporo-mandibular ankylosis?

Causes of Temporo-mandibular ankylosis: see causes of Temporo-mandibular ankylosis

What are the symptoms of Temporo-mandibular ankylosis?

Symptoms of Temporo-mandibular ankylosis: see symptoms of Temporo-mandibular ankylosis

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Temporo-mandibular ankylosis: Craniofacial surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Temporo-mandibular ankylosis.
Treatments for Temporo-mandibular ankylosis: see treatments for Temporo-mandibular ankylosis

Name of Temporo-mandibular ankylosis

Main name of condition: Temporo-mandibular ankylosis


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