Treatment and rehabilitation of patients with temporomandibular joint ankylosis


Treatment and rehabilitation of patients with temporomandibular joint ankylosis


Monteiro, I.F1; Lins, F.A.S2; Araújo, N.G3; Santos, K.M.J.S4; Arruda, H.S5

1,2,3,4Estudante do Curso de Odontologia – UFPE; 5Pesquisador no Departamento de Histologia e Embriologia na UFPE.


American Journal of Dermatological Research and Reviews

Introduction: The cases that involve this pathology promote discussions about diagnosis and treatment, generating numerous ways to treat this pathology. Objectives: To describe the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with temporomandibular joint ankylosis. Methodology: The information contained in this article results from the combination of research on patients and treatments involving TMJ ankylosis as well as its applications. Results: It was verified that there is no common therapeutic procedure for all patients, so there are several forms of treatment. Conclusion: It is necessary to have a multi professional team that is directed and committed in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient, as well as a line of research that facilitates the diagnosis.


Keywords:  Surgery; Rehabilitation; Pathology; Diagnosis.

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How to cite this article:
Monteiro, I.F; Lins, F.A.S; Araújo, N.G; Santos, K.M.J.S; Arruda, H.S.Treatment and rehabilitation of patients with temporomandibular joint ankylosis. American Journal of Dermatological Research and Reviews, 2018, 1:3. DOI:10.28933/ajodrr-2018-06-1803