Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 716--718

Temporomandibular joint ankylosis in ankylosing spondylitis: A case report and review of literature


Nishtha Gupta1, Nikhil Gupta2, Laxmikant Ramkumarsingh Tomar3, Nikhil Nair4 
1 Department of Endodontics, PDM Dental College and Research Institute, Bahadurgarh, Haryana, India
2 Department of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Medicine, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
4 Department of Radio diagnosis, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Nikhil Gupta
Department of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
India

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic systemic inflammatory disorder. It primarily affects the axial skeleton through involvement of the peripheral joint scan occurs. Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) involvement in AS varies from 4% to 35%. Here, we present a case of a 35-year-old male, follow-up of AS from last 8 years on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, presented with fresh complaints of painfully restricted movements of jaw during swallowing. Computer tomography of patient demonstrates articular cartilage changes with disc and joint abnormalities.


How to cite this article:
Gupta N, Gupta N, Tomar LR, Nair N. Temporomandibular joint ankylosis in ankylosing spondylitis: A case report and review of literature.J Family Med Prim Care 2016;5:716-718


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Gupta N, Gupta N, Tomar LR, Nair N. Temporomandibular joint ankylosis in ankylosing spondylitis: A case report and review of literature. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2016 [cited 2019 Dec 7 ];5:716-718
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