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The Temporomandibular Joint Examination.

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Meyer RA.

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In: Walker HK, Hall WD, Hurst JW, editors.

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Clinical Methods: The History, Physical, and Laboratory Examinations. 3rd edition. Boston: Butterworths; 1990. Chapter 163.

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The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the articulation of the mandibular condyle with the glenoid fossa of the temporal bone. Normal movement of the mandible depends on proper function of the TMJ. Externally, the preauricular area lies directly over the joint.

Copyright © 1990, Butterworth Publishers, a division of Reed Publishing

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