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Examination of the Temporomandibular Joint

  • K Mohan Iyer
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Abstract

This is the most used joint in the body, and it performs various functions such as chewing, talking, swallowing, yawning, and snoring. Examination of this joint is completed with inspection, palpation, range of movements, and neurologic examination and a special test for this joint.

Keywords

Trigeminal Nerve Stance Phase Temporomandibular Joint Swing Phase External Auditory Canal 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • K Mohan Iyer
    • 1
  1. 1.BangaloreIndia

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