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International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2020, Vol. 6 Issue 2, Part B

General anaesthesia as an effective aid for reduction of acute temporomandibular joint dislocation: a case report

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Singh, Dr. Nitesh Mishra, Dr. Arun Pandey, Dr. Janani T and Dr. Aditi Priya
ABSTRACT:TMJ dislocation can be anterior, posterior, medial, lateral and superior but anterior dislocation is the commonest type of dislocation seen in clinical practice. Management of TMJ dislocation can be conservative or surgical depending on different situations with varying success rate. Purpose of this case report is to present a case of acute dislocation managed conservatively under general anaesthesia after repeated failed attempt to reduce under local anaesthesia and to show general anaesthesia as an effective aid for reduction of acute TMJ dislocation.
Pages: 96-100  |  133 Views  10 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Singh, Dr. Nitesh Mishra, Dr. Arun Pandey, Dr. Janani T and Dr. Aditi Priya. General anaesthesia as an effective aid for reduction of acute temporomandibular joint dislocation: a case report. International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences. 2020; 6(2): 96-100.
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