Testemunho - Helena Matos
 
 
 

Helena

 
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CLINICAL CASE OF TEMPOROMANDIBULAR DISORDER

 
 

SUMMARY OF PATIENT HISTORY

 
After tooth extraction, she started complaining of pain in her right ear area. She started using brace without improvement. Refers to long-term clicks. The pains have intensified and have not improved with anything.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

MAIN COMPLAINTS

 
> Right TMJ pain: 8/10 VAS
 

SUMMARY OF THE OBJECTIVE EXAMINATION

 
> Maximum mouth opening 38 mm
> Right TMJ: G3 Synovitis (pain on mouth opening) with suspected disc displacement with reduction with osteoarthritis
> Left TMJ: No changes
> Grade 2 muscle contracture

 
 
 
 
 

DIAGNOSIS

 
RIGHT TMJ:
> PREVIOUS DISC DISPLACEMENT WITHOUT REDUCTION WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS WITH SUBCHONDRAL CYSTS AND FLATTENING OF THE CONDYLE
LEFT TMJ:
> WITHOUT CHANGES
> GRADE 2 MUSCLE CONTRACTURE

 

TREATMENT

 
> OPEN RIGHT TMJ SURGERY - FUNCTIONAL CONDYLECTOMY WITH JOINT REPLACEMENT
> LYSIS AND WASHOUT ARTHROCENTESIS WITH LEFT TMJ VISCOSUPPLEMENTATION
> BOTOX PROTOCOL
> STOMATOGNATHIC SYSTEM REHABILITATION

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

BEFORE AND AFTER

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

EVOLUTION OF PAIN IN THE LEFT AND RIGHT TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT

 
 
 
 

EVOLUTION OF MOUTH OPENING

 
 
 
 

“ THE PAIN JUST DISAPPEARED. ”

 
Helena Matos
 
 
 
Testemunho - Helena Matos
 
 
 
 
 

Equipa Responsável

 
 
Prof. Doutor David Ângelo
 
 
 
Dr. David Sanz
 
 
 
 
 
 

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