Synovial chondromatosis of the temporomandibular joint with skull base extension


Acar G. O. , Cansiz H., Guvenc M. G. , Mercan H. , Dervisoglu S.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, cilt.18, ss.241-243, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 18 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/01.scs.0000248643.25589.f4
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.241-243

Özet

Synovial chondromatosis is a benign pathologic lesion that is considered to be a metaplastic process. This disease is rarely encountered in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). In this article, a 72-year-old patient with synovial chondromatosis of the TMJ extending to the infratemporal fossa is presented and the literature is reviewed.