ankylosis

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Summary: Fixation and immobility of a joint.

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  1. Rutz E, Schafer D, Valderrabano V. Total hip arthroplasty after hip joint ankylosis. J Orthop Sci. 2009;14:727-31 pubmed publisher
    Back pain and knee pain are typical secondary degeneration symptoms after hip ankylosis. Take down of hip ankylosis and implantation of a total hip arthroplasty (THA) is believed to be a promising treatment option.
  2. Gulati A, Virmani V, Ramanathan S, Verma L, Khandelwal N. Bifid mandibular condyle with temporomandibular joint ankylosis: report of two cases and review of literature. Skeletal Radiol. 2009;38:1023-5 pubmed publisher
    ..It can be developmental or acquired and rarely may be associated with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis. Although the patient may be asymptomatic, the radiologist should be aware of this entity and its clinical ..
  3. Kaban L, Bouchard C, Troulis M. A protocol for management of temporomandibular joint ankylosis in children. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;67:1966-78 pubmed publisher
    Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis in children is a challenging problem. Surgical correction is technically difficult and the incidence of recurrence after treatment is high...
  4. Utumi E, Oliveira Sales M, Shinohara E, Takahashi A, Coracin F, Rocha R, et al. SAPHO syndrome with temporomandibular joint ankylosis: clinical, radiological, histopathological, and therapeutical correlations. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2008;105:e67-72 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe a patient with SAPHO syndrome of the mandible and involvement of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ ankylosis)...
  5. Bulgannawar B, Rai B, Nair M, Kalola R. Use of temporalis fascia as an interpositional arthroplasty in temporomandibular joint ankylosis: analysis of 8 cases. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;69:1031-5 pubmed publisher
    Different interpositional materials have been used to prevent recurrence after gap arthroplasty in temporomandibular joint ankylosis. In this study, the versatility of the temporalis fascia as an interpositional arthroplasty was evaluated.
  6. Zhang Y, He D, Ma X. [Posttraumatic temporomandibular joint ankylosis: clinical development and surgical management]. Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2006;41:751-4 pubmed
    To investigate the patterns of condylar fractures associated with temporomandibular joint ankylosis (TMJA) and treatment methods and results based on the different types of ankylosis.
  7. Müller Richter U, Roldán J, Mörtl M, Behr M, Reichert T, Driemel O. SAPHO syndrome with ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;38:1335-41 pubmed publisher
    SAPHO syndrome is a rare combination of different symptoms with unknown aetiology. A complete ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) in a patient with SAPHO syndrome has not been described previously...
  8. Katsnelson A, Markiewicz M, Keith D, Dodson T. Operative management of temporomandibular joint ankylosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012;70:531-6 pubmed publisher
    Two common treatments of temporomandibular joint ankylosis are gap arthroplasty and ankylosis resection and reconstruction of the ramus-condyle unit with a costochondral graft...
  9. de Andrade L, Cavalcante M, Raymundo R, de Souza I. Temporomandibular joint ankylosis in children. J Dent Child (Chic). 2009;76:41-5 pubmed
    b>Ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a clinical manifestation with multiple etiologies that interferes with the growth of the affected condyle, owing to its fusion with both the glenoid cavity and the skull base with a ..

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  1. Medra A. Follow up of mandibular costochondral grafts after release of ankylosis of the temporomandibular joints. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2005;43:118-22 pubmed
    The records of 55 patients with ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint (25 unilateral and 30 bilateral); were selected at random...
  2. Donkor P, Acheampong A. Intra-articular ramus ostectomy combined with costochondral grafting for the treatment of recurrent ankylosis of the mandible. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006;44:497-500 pubmed
    This report seeks to demonstrate a technique for treating recurrent ankylosis of the mandible by creating a functional false joint at a level distal to the original joint.
  3. Yan Y, Zhang Y, Gan Y, An J, Li J, Xiao E. Surgical induction of TMJ bony ankylosis in growing sheep and the role of injury severity of the glenoid fossa on the development of bony ankylosis. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2013;41:476-86 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this paper is to summarize our experiences in creating an animal model of TMJ bony ankylosis based on 2 sequential experiments.
  4. He D, Ellis E, Zhang Y. Etiology of temporomandibular joint ankylosis secondary to condylar fractures: the role of concomitant mandibular fractures. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008;66:77-84 pubmed
    The purpose of the study was to explore the association between condylar fractures and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis in a sample from 1 hospital in China.
  5. Emery S, Meyer A, Miller L, Lesperance M. Otosclerosis or congenital stapes ankylosis? The diagnostic role of genetic analysis. Otol Neurotol. 2009;30:1204-8 pubmed publisher
    Molecular genetic testing is useful to differentiate otosclerosis from syndromic stapes ankylosis.
  6. Motta A, Louro R, Medeiros P, Capelli J. Orthodontic and surgical treatment of a patient with an ankylosed temporomandibular joint. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2007;131:785-96 pubmed
    ..We treated the patient with condylar surgery while she was still growing, followed by orthodontic treatment and orthognathic surgery after growth was complete. Twelve-year follow-up records are presented...
  7. Tuncel U, Ozgenel G. Use of human amniotic membrane as an interpositional material in treatment of temporomandibular joint ankylosis. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;69:e58-66 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the study was to demonstrate whether the human amniotic membrane (HAM) as an interpositional material could prevent temporomandibular joint (TMJ) reankylosis in the randomized rabbit model...
  8. Bhan S, Eachempati K, Malhotra R. Primary cementless total hip arthroplasty for bony ankylosis in patients with ankylosing spondylitis. J Arthroplasty. 2008;23:859-66 pubmed publisher
    We retrospectively reviewed 54 patients (92 hips) who underwent cementless total hip arthroplasty for bony ankylosis in ankylosing spondylitis between September 1988 and 2002. The mean age of the patients was 25.5 years...
  9. Daniels J, Ali I. Post-traumatic bifid condyle associated with temporomandibular joint ankylosis: report of a case and review of the literature. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2005;99:682-8 pubmed
    ..Bifid condyle associated with temporomandibular joint ankylosis is very rare with only 2 cases reported in the English-language literature as far as we know...
  10. Eylon S, Beeri M, Joseph K, Meyer S. Femorotibial ankylosis in a child with Roberts syndrome: an "aggressive" approach to habilitation. J Pediatr Orthop. 2007;27:926-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The marked disabilities are mainly due to extreme short stature and severe limb deformities. Treatment in children who survive focuses on surgical correction of facial and limb defects...
  11. Takaishi M, Kurita K, Hatano Y, Matsuura H, Borg M, Goss N. Effects of postoperative radiotherapy for temporomandibular joint ankylosis after gap arthroplasty: an animal study using sheep. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010;68:1763-9 pubmed publisher
    The aim of the present study was to examine the effects of postoperative irradiation on reducing heterotopic bone formation after gap arthroplasty release of temporomandibular joint ankylosis.
  12. Turco M, Di Cosola M, Faccioni F, Cortelazzi R. Treatment of severe bilateral temporomandibular joint ankylosis in adults: our protocol. Minerva Stomatol. 2007;56:181-90 pubmed
    ..the reliability of interpositional gap arthroplasty with temporalis myofascial flap the authors retrospectively analysed the data of 5 patients suffering from bilateral temporomandibular ankylosis operated on with this technique.
  13. Liu Y, Khadka A, Li J, Hu J, Zhu S, Hsu Y, et al. Sliding reconstruction of the condyle using posterior border of mandibular ramus in patients with temporomandibular joint ankylosis. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;40:1238-45 pubmed publisher
    The traditional approach for ankylosis is gap arthroplasty or interpositional arthroplasty followed by reconstruction of the condyle using, for example, costochondral grafts...
  14. Long X, Li X, Cheng Y, Yang X, Qin L, Qiao Y, et al. Preservation of disc for treatment of traumatic temporomandibular joint ankylosis. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2005;63:897-902 pubmed
    A new operating method was used to treat traumatic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis, to restore the structure of the TMJ, to improve the secondary maxillofacial deformity, and prevent recurrence of TMJ ankylosis.
  15. Manemi R, Fasanmade A, Revington P. Bilateral ankylosis of the jaw treated with total alloplastic replacement using the TMJ concepts system in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;47:159-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Use of TMJ concepts prostheses in AS patients has not been previously described. This case demonstrates that TMJ replacement with prosthetic joints in AS is technically possible and appropriate...
  16. Das U, Keerthi R, Ashwin D, Venkatasubramanian R, Reddy D, Shiggaon N. Ankylosis of temporomandibular joint in children. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2009;27:116-20 pubmed publisher
    Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis or hypomobility involves fusion of the mandibular condyle to the base of the skull...
  17. Giessler G, Schmidt A, Deubel U, Cornelius C. Free flap transfer for closure and interposition-arthroplasty in noma defects of the lateral face associated with bony ankylosis. J Craniofac Surg. 2004;15:766-72; discussion 773 pubmed
    Noma defects of the anterolateral face are often associated with fibrous or bony ankylosis fusing the mandibula to the skull base...
  18. Meng F, Zhao J, Hu K, Liu Y. A new hypothesis of mechanisms of traumatic ankylosis of temporomandibular joint. Med Hypotheses. 2009;73:92-3 pubmed publisher
    Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis is a disease that severely affects the human health...
  19. Gundlach K. Ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2010;38:122-30 pubmed publisher
    True ankylosis of the temporo-mandibular joint must be differentiated from other reasons why a patient is unable to open his mouth properly. It can be treated by various methods...
  20. Lories R, Derese I, Luyten F. Inhibition of osteoclasts does not prevent joint ankylosis in a mouse model of spondyloarthritis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2008;47:605-8 pubmed publisher
    The relationship between inflammation, destruction and new tissue formation leading to ankylosis, determines the severity and prognosis of patients with SpA...
  21. Li Z, Li Z, Li J. Surgical management of posttraumatic temporomandibular joint ankylosis by functional restoration with disk repositioning in children. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007;119:1311-6 pubmed
    Management of temporomandibular joint ankylosis poses a challenge because of technical difficulties and recurrence. The problem is more troublesome in children because of the involvement of postoperative development of the mandible...
  22. Zhang Y, He D. Clinical investigation of early post-traumatic temporomandibular joint ankylosis and the role of repositioning discs in treatment. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006;35:1096-101 pubmed
    This study investigated the development of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis after condylar fracture and the functional results of surgery that included repositioning of the articular discs...
  23. Yan Y, Duan D, Zhang Y, Gan Y. The development of traumatic temporomandibular joint bony ankylosis: a course similar to the hypertrophic nonunion?. Med Hypotheses. 2012;78:273-6 pubmed publisher
    The traumatic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) bony ankylosis has generated great interest in the cranio-maxillofacial surgeons yet remains an enigma, due to its unknown pathogenesis...
  24. Bhatt K, Roychoudhury A, Balakrishnan P. Temporomandibular joint ankylosis: is hypercoagulable state of blood a predisposing factor?. Med Hypotheses. 2013;81:561-3 pubmed publisher
    Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis is a significant problem in Asian countries and the most common etiology is trauma to the mandibular condyle...
  25. Duan D, Zhang Y. A clinical investigation on disc displacement in sagittal fracture of the mandibular condyle and its association with TMJ ankylosis development. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;40:134-8 pubmed publisher
    ..sagittal fracture pattern and articular disc displacement on the development of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis. 33 sagittal fractures of mandibular condyles (SFMCs) in 19 patients were treated conservatively and were ..
  26. He D, Yang C, Chen M, Zhang X, Qiu Y, Yang X, et al. Traumatic temporomandibular joint ankylosis: our classification and treatment experience. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;69:1600-7 pubmed publisher
    This article studies the classification of traumatic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis based on coronal computed tomographic (CT) scan and presents our treatment experience in the TMJ division of Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital.
  27. Yan Y, Zhang Y, Sun Z, Li J, Xiao E, An J. The relationship between mouth opening and computerized tomographic features of posttraumatic bony ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2011;111:354-61 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this paper was to investigate the relationship between mouth opening and computerized tomography (CT) features in patients with bony ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint.
  28. Sporniak Tutak K, Janiszewska Olszowska J, Kowalczyk R. Management of temporomandibular ankylosis--compromise or individualization--a literature review. Med Sci Monit. 2011;17:RA111-6 pubmed
    Temporomandibular joint ankylosis is defined as bony or fibrous adhesion of the anatomic joint components accompanied by a limitation in opening the mouth, causing difficulties with mastication, speaking and oral hygiene as well as ..
  29. Wang X, Zhang Y, Li J. [Experimental establishment of animal model of temporomandibular joint ankylosis secondary to condylar sagittal fracture]. Beijing Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2011;43:903-7 pubmed
    To experimentally develop an animal model of traumatic temporomandibular joint ankylosis secondary to condylar fracture in small Tail Han sheep.
  30. Las Heras F, Pritzker K, SO A, Tsui H, Chiu B, Inman R, et al. Aberrant chondrocyte hypertrophy and activation of ?-catenin signaling precede joint ankylosis in ank/ank mice. J Rheumatol. 2012;39:583-93 pubmed publisher
    We assessed the role of Ank in the maintenance of postnatal articular cartilage using the ank/ank mouse (mice homozygous for progressive ankylosis).
  31. Arakeri G, Brennan P. Dose-dependent sustained local release of dexamethasone from biodegradable thermosensitive hydrogel of PEG-PLGA-PEG triblock copolymers in the possible prevention of TMJ re-ankylosis (Arakeri's TMJ release technique). Med Hypotheses. 2012;78:682-6 pubmed publisher
    Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis is a devastating anatomico-pathological condition which severely affects the quality of human health...
  32. López E, Dogliotti P. Treatment of temporomandibular joint ankylosis in children: is it necessary to perform mandibular distraction simultaneously?. J Craniofac Surg. 2004;15:879-84; discussion 884-5 pubmed
    Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis in children disturbs not only mandibular growth, but also facial skeletal development. Costochondral graft was used to ensure growth, but it had proven to be unpredictable...
  33. Vasconcelos B, Porto G, Bessa Nogueira R, Nascimento M. Surgical treatment of temporomandibular joint ankylosis: follow-up of 15 cases and literature review. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2009;14:E34-8 pubmed
    b>Ankylosis may be defined as the fusion of the articular surfaces with bony or fibrous tissue. The treatment of temporomandibular joint ankylosis poses a significant challenge because of the high incidence of recurrence.
  34. Declau F, van den Ende J, Baten E, Mattelaer P. Stapes ankylosis in a family with a novel NOG mutation: otologic features of the facioaudiosymphalangism syndrome. Otol Neurotol. 2005;26:934-40 pubmed
    ..To report the phenotype-genotype correlation in a Belgian family that was ascertained to have a novel missense mutation in the NOG gene mapping to chromosome 17q22...
  35. Vasconcelos B, Bessa Nogueira R, Cypriano R. Treatment of temporomandibular joint ankylosis by gap arthroplasty. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2006;11:E66-9 pubmed
    The purpose of this paper is to show that gap arthroplasty improve mouth opening when treating TMJ ankylosis.
  36. Abbas I, Jamil M, Jehanzeb M, Ghous S. Temporomandibular joint ankylosis: experience with interpositional gap arthroplasty at Ayub Medical College Abbottabad. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2005;17:67-9 pubmed
    Satisfactory surgical correction of temporomandibular joint ankylosis (TMA) is limited by a high recurrence rate, particularly in patients who underwent surgery without use of interpositional material...
  37. Rehman T, Gibikote S, Ilango N, Thaj J, Sarawagi R, Gupta A. Bifid mandibular condyle with associated temporomandibular joint ankylosis: a computed tomography study of the patterns and morphological variations. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2009;38:239-44 pubmed publisher
    Bifid mandibular condyle (BMC) with associated temporomandibular joint ankylosis (TMJA) is extremely rare with only four cases reported...
  38. Shimizu M, Kurita K, Matsuura H, Ishimaru J, Goss A. The role of muscle grafts in temporomandibular joint ankylosis: short-term experimental study in sheep. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006;35:842-9 pubmed
    ..can be used as an inter-positional graft placed into a gap arthroplasty site in temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis. The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of the muscle graft in sheep...
  39. Takaishi M, Kurita K, Matsuura H, Goss A. Effect of auricular cartilage graft in the surgical treatment of temporomandibular joint ankylosis: An animal study using sheep. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;65:198-204 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the functional and histologic fate of an auricular cartilage graft used in reconstruction of an ankylosed sheep temporomandibular joint (TMJ)...
  40. Qudah M, Qudeimat M, Al Maaita J. Treatment of TMJ ankylosis in Jordanian children - a comparison of two surgical techniques. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2005;33:30-6 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to report Jordanian experience in surgical treatment of TMJ ankylosis in 22 children.
  41. Ferretti C, Bryant R, Becker P, Lawrence C. Temporomandibular joint morphology following post-traumatic ankylosis in 26 patients. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2005;34:376-81 pubmed
    ..All patients developed ankylosis following blunt trauma...
  42. Li Z, Li Z, Shang Z, Zhao J, Dong Y. Potential role of disc repositioning in preventing postsurgical recurrence of traumatogenic temporomandibular joint ankylosis: a retrospective review of 17 consecutive cases. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006;35:219-23 pubmed
    ..role of disc repositioning in preventing postsurgical recurrence of traumatogenic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis was investigated...
  43. Rajgopal A, Ahuja N, Dolai B. Total knee arthroplasty in stiff and ankylosed knees. J Arthroplasty. 2005;20:585-90 pubmed
    ..Four knees had a residual flexion contractures of 5 degrees or less. Total knee arthroplasty in ankylosed knees can achieve correction of deformity with a significant gain in range of motion and marked improvement in quality of life...
  44. Erol B, Tanrikulu R, Görgün B. A clinical study on ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2006;34:100-6 pubmed
    Restoration of normal function and jaw movement in patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis is difficult. Various techniques have been defined for the treatment of the condition.
  45. Albert S, Roger G, Rouillon I, Chauvin P, Denoyelle F, Derbez R, et al. Congenital stapes ankylosis: study of 28 cases and surgical results. Laryngoscope. 2006;116:1153-7 pubmed
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze functional results after stapes surgery in patients with congenital nonprogressive conductive deafness resulting from an isolated fixation of the stapes according to age and surgical procedure...
  46. Lories R, Derese I, De Bari C, Luyten F. Evidence for uncoupling of inflammation and joint remodeling in a mouse model of spondylarthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2007;56:489-97 pubmed
    ..To study the relationship between inflammation and remodeling by inhibiting tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha) in male DBA/1 mice with spontaneous arthritis, a model of spondylarthritis (SpA)...
  47. Bello S, Aluko Olokun B, Olaitan A, Ajike S. Aetiology and presentation of ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint: report of 23 cases from Abuja, Nigeria. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012;50:80-4 pubmed publisher
    Several studies have reviewed the management of ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), but only a few focused on the aetiology and clinical features...
  48. Cheung L, Shi X, Zheng L. Surgical induction of temporomandibular joint ankylosis: an animal model. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;65:993-1004 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to develop an animal model of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) bony ankylosis for future evaluation of surgical reconstructive methods.
  49. Siavosh S, Ali M. Overgrowth of a costochondral graft in a case of temporomandibular joint ankylosis. J Craniofac Surg. 2007;18:1488-91 pubmed
    b>Ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) involves fusion of the mandibular condyle to the base of the skull. When it occurs in a child, it can have devastating effects on the future growth and development of the jaws and teeth...
  50. Mercuri L, Ali F, Woolson R. Outcomes of total alloplastic replacement with periarticular autogenous fat grafting for management of reankylosis of the temporomandibular joint. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008;66:1794-803 pubmed publisher
    ..A review of the literature regarding the use of autogenous fat as evidence for its efficacy in such cases is also presented...
  51. Güven O. A clinical study on temporomandibular joint ankylosis in children. J Craniofac Surg. 2008;19:1263-9 pubmed publisher
    Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis is a disabling condition of the masticatory system and is most commonly due to trauma, infections, and some systemic diseases...
  52. Kim S, Park J, Kim J, Kwon K, Park Y, Lee J, et al. Temporomandibular joint ankylosis caused by chondroid hyperplasia from the callus of condylar neck fracture. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:240-2 pubmed publisher
    ..opening his mouth after condylar neck fracture 1 year ago presented typical features of temporomandibular joint ankylosis in clinical and radiologic examinations...
  53. Li Z, Zhang W, Li Z. Induction of traumatic temporomandibular joint ankylosis in growing rats: a preliminary experimental study. Dent Traumatol. 2009;25:136-41 pubmed publisher
    There are many reports on the management of pediatric temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis. However, few authors have investigated the etiology of this disease in children...