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Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1997 Aug;26(4):258-9.

Transforming growth factor and tenascin in synovial chondromatosis of the temporomandibular joint. Report of a case.

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  • 1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan.

Abstract

Synovial chondromatosis (SC) is an uncommon, benign condition of unknown etiology. A case of SC of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) with the immunohistochemical findings of transforming growth factor-beta (TGF) and tenascin (TN) is reported. The roles of TGF and TN in SC of TMJ are discussed.

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