TMJ and Mandibular Congenital Malformations

  • Nabeela Ahmed
  • N. Shaun Matthews


Malformations of the TMJ and mandible are more frequently seen in the acquired and developmental setting. This chapter will explore the congenital malformations of the TMJ and mandible which by their very nature are often associated with a syndrome. The most commonly encountered malformations of this region will be discussed individually, to include the more commonly known and documented syndromes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nabeela Ahmed
    • 1
  • N. Shaun Matthews
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryQueens Medical CentreNottinghamUK
  2. 2.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryUniversity of North Carolina School of DentistryChapel HillUSA

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