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Dent Today. 1999 Jun;18(6):74-7.

Trismus: what is it, what causes it, and how to treat it.

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  • 1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA. leonaO04@.umd.edu

Abstract

Trismus is a common complication. In many ways, it is a pretty innocuous one, but for the patient, it could give rise to many constraints, including social injunctions that can cause anxiety and anger. In a few instances, there have been instigation of lawsuits. Therefore, it is important for clinicians to be aware of this significant condition, its primary causes, and its treatments.

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