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Pain pp 721-723 | Cite as

Temporomandibular Joint

  • Rany AbdallahEmail author
  • Patrick Courtright
Chapter

Abstract

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) affects up to 25% of the population with a higher incidence in females. The etiology of TMD may be difficult to diagnose, and the treatment modalities will vary based on the etiology of the disorder.

Keywords

Temporomandibular joint TD/TMD protocol NSAIDS Muscle relaxants Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyLewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Division of Chronic Pain, Department of AnesthesiologyLewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

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