head_neck chapter 5_tmj.txt

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head_neck chapter 5_tmj.txt
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2010-05-05 12:12:20
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HEAD_NECK TMJ
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  1. disease process associated with one or both of the TMJ's
    temporomandibular disorder(TMD)
  2. symptoms experienced by the TMD patient
    chronic tenderness of the joint-swelling-painful muscle spasms-limited movement
  3. dislocation of both joints
    subluxation
  4. occurs when the condyle moves too far anteriorly on the articular eminence
    subluxation
  5. gliding movement that causes the jaw to move forward
    protrusion of the mandible
  6. gliding movement that causes the jaw to move in a backward position
    retraction of the mandible
  7. lowering of the lower jaw
    depression of the mandible
  8. raising of the lower jaw
    elevation of the mandible
  9. cranial bone that articulates with the mandible @ the TMJ
    temporal bone
  10. positioned anterior to the articular fossa and consist of a smooth rounded ridge
    articular eminence
  11. mandibular fossa posteriro to the articular eminece and consist of a depression on the temporal bone
    articualr fossa
  12. posterior to the articular fossa-sharper ridge
    postglenoid process
  13. completely encloses the TMJ
    joint capsule
  14. meniscus of the joing located between the temporal bone and the condyle of the mandible
    disc of the joint
  15. band of fibrous tissue-connects bone
    ligament

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