A condylectomy is the preferred method for treating dysmorphology in temporomandibular joint (TMJ) defects. This procedure is indicated for a. A detailed technique for a high intracapsular condylectomy using specially designed condylar instruments is described. This procedure was performed on An intraoral approach to the TMJ was first reported by Sear in Nickerson and Veaco described intraoral condylectomy for intraoral vertical ramus.

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For patients, this condition was not relevant for daily. Possible Risks and Complications The complication rate of condylectomy procedures for the treatment of TMJ disorders is very low.

TMJ function after partial condylectomy in active mandibular condylar hyperplasia

None of the patients had pain at time of evaluation; with the VAS score was observed interpretations 2 in one patient and 1 in two patients; none of patient present any comments about pain in daily activities.

The variables were studied using SPSS The concern of medical tourists is that a private physician or clinic may charge them more than a local condylsctomy. Hyperplasia of the mandibular condyle: One point that has not been sufficiently analyzed in the international literature is the function of the facial nerve VIIwhich did not exhibit any significant sequelae in our patients.

Distribution of 14 patients with condilectomy in relation to condicion of facial nerve, pain and tmj noise. The age was between 16 and 30 years old with 6 male and 8 female.


It connects the mandible and the temporal bone, hence its name. We believe that healthcare can and should be safe, transparent, and fair. Most patients undergo the procedure without any complication. It can also be performed in conjunction with orthognatic surgery. No limitations of zygomatic branch were observed at the time of evaluation Table 2.

TMJ function after partial condylectomy in active mandibular condylar hyperplasia

Condylar hyperplasia is a recurrent pathology that frequently causes facial asymmetry [ 1 ]. Asia’s Largest Physician Network DocDoc has Asia’s largest healthcare physician network with 23, doctors, clinics and 55 hospitals tjm various specialties throughout the region. Table 2 Distribution of 14 patients with condilectomy in relation to condicion of facial nerve, pain and tmj noise. It is made up of mandibular condyles, the articular surface of the temporal bone, an articular disc, a lateral pterygoid, a capsule, and ligaments.

The procedure usually takes 60 to 90 minutes. In a study involving 14 patients, none of them had any pain during the follow-up visit. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. condylevtomy

The surgical layers were followed in routine fashion until arriving at the condylar neck, where an incision was made in the capsule that enabled observation of the head of mandibular condyle. Condylectomy is considered a safe procedure. Our results observed adequate mouth opening over 35 mm with no significant restrictions and adequate laterality.

Treatment of hemimandibular hiperplasia: Condylar hyperplasia is a frequent pathology that causes severe facial asymmetries. Olate S, De Moraes M. It works by totally removing the condyle. Scar was not related to problem with patient and the temporal branch of facial nerve was observed with limitations but without problem for patients.


Condylectomy for temporomandibular joint dysfunction. A survey of seventeen postoperative patients.

Discusssion Joint function is relevant in every aspect of orofacial stability. Scarring, which is usually insignificant and does not cause major aesthetic problems for most patients TMJ noises, which occurred in 3 patients or A high condylectomy is a modified version of the procedure where the bone of the condyle head is simply re-contoured to remove the diseased or damaged part.

For other hand, Brusati [ 8 ] indicated that 1 patient presented joint noise and only 3 patients had slight pain in function. In our patients it was not possible to observe characteristics of osteoarthritis, perhaps due to the short follow-up time, but we confirmed normal mandibular function in terms of dynamics and daily life conditioners. The function of the facial nerve was observed with mayor complications when compared with the other analysis in this research.

Treatment with arch bars and elastics associated to compensatory or corrective orthodontics in conjunction with orthognatic surgery are possible alternatives in these cases [ 1112 ].