Subjective:The patient is a 54 y.o. female that was referred to our office for evaluation of right TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) pain.
Objective:The patient has no known drug allergies. There are no serious illnesses. Examination of the right TMJ revealed grinding, upon auscultation of the joint, during movement. The patient complained of tenderness to palpation over the right TMJ. Radiographs revealed decrease interarticular distance and flattening of the articular eminence. The patient had failed to respond to conservative therapy.
- Osteoarthritis of Right TMJ
- Right TMJ Arthroplasty / with Discectomy (Meniscectomy)
Condylar Head, Fossa, and Eminence.
TMJ disc with perforation.
Patient treated by:
- Dr. Steven R. Tucker Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Steven R. Tucker DMD, PSC Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 909 Scherm Road Owensboro, KY 42301 phone: 1-502-926-4107 fax: 1-502-926-4166 url: http://www.srt-psc.com
Last Modified: March 31, 1999