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What is TMJ Syndrome?

What is TMJ Syndrome?

  • TMJ Syndrome: Disorder of the jaw joint.
  • TMJ Syndrome: A symptom complex consisting of pain, muscle tenderness, clicking in the joint, and limitation or alteration of mandibular movement. The symptoms are subjective and manifested primarily in the masticatory muscles rather than the temporomandibular joint itself. Etiologic factors are uncertain but include occlusal dysharmony and psychophysiologic factors.
    Source - Diseases Database

TMJ Syndrome: Introduction

Types of TMJ Syndrome:

Broader types of TMJ Syndrome:

Who gets TMJ Syndrome?

Gender Profile for TMJ Syndrome: More women than men

How serious is TMJ Syndrome?

Complications of TMJ Syndrome: see complications of TMJ Syndrome

What causes TMJ Syndrome?

Causes of TMJ Syndrome: see causes of TMJ Syndrome

What are the symptoms of TMJ Syndrome?

Symptoms of TMJ Syndrome: see symptoms of TMJ Syndrome

Complications of TMJ Syndrome: see complications of TMJ Syndrome

TMJ Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for TMJ Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and TMJ Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Treatments for TMJ Syndrome: see treatments for TMJ Syndrome
Research for TMJ Syndrome: see research for TMJ Syndrome

Organs Affected by TMJ Syndrome:

Organs and body systems related to TMJ Syndrome include:

Name and Aliases of TMJ Syndrome

Main name of condition: TMJ Syndrome

Other names or spellings for TMJ Syndrome:

Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome

Costen's syndrome, Temporomandibular joint syndrome Source - Diseases Database

TMJ Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, TMJ Syndrome:


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