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Ganglion of the temporomandibular joint. Case report and literature survey.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2645935     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case report of a female patient presenting with a painless lump related to the right temporomandibular joint is described. The swelling was surgically excised and the histopathological examination of the specimen showed a very clear resemblance to a ganglion of the synovial membrane. The literature of this rare entity is reviewed.
M A el-Massry; B M Bailey
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of oral & maxillofacial surgery     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0266-4356     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  1989 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-04-11     Completed Date:  1989-04-11     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8405235     Medline TA:  Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-70     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Queen Mary's University Hospital, London.
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MeSH Terms
Connective Tissue / pathology
Synovial Cyst / pathology*
Synovial Membrane / pathology
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders / pathology*

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