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Synovial Chondromatosis of the Temporomandibular Joint

  • Priyangana Nath
  • Suresh MenonEmail author
Case Report
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Abstract

Synovial chondromatosis is a rare condition characterized by the presence of loose cartilaginous bodies, due to the abnormal proliferation of synovial membrane. However, its manifestation in the temporomandibular joint is a rare finding, occurring predominantly in females. This case report describes the clinical features, diagnosis and management of a case of synovial chondromatosis.

Keywords

TMJ Synovial membrane Calcified nodules 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

None.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Vydehi Institute of Dental SciencesBangaloreIndia

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