Flashcards in Unit 4 part 3 Deck (19)
The temporomandibular joint is what type of joint?
What are some tx. options for TMD?
What is the term for a small jaw?
What is the etiology of micrognathia?
trauma to condylar growth center
What is the term for a large jaw?
What is the most common sign of micrognathia?
clicking or popping of joint
What is the difference between subluxation and dislocation?
someone else has to fix a dislocation
What is the cause of subluxation?
hyper mobility of joint
How would you fix a dislocated jaw?
push down and back
An external force is the cause of a ______ jaw?
What is the number 1 area for the Mandible to break?
(then angle, then body)
What systemic disease affecting the MX bone can change the shape of the head of the condyle?
Padgets Disease (swelling of MX bone)
What is another name for Trigeminal Neuralgia?
What is the tx. for Trigeminal Neuralgia?
Microvascular decompression surgery
What is the most common cause of Tic Douloureux?
Compression of Trigeminal (V Nerve) by another artery or vein
Tic Douloureux is manifested by _____, _____ pain in the face often precipitated by touch a ______ _______
Bells Palsy affects cranial nerve number?
What is the etiology of Bells Palsy?
(virus, tumor, pregnancy)