Two cases of oromandibular dystonia referred as temporomandibular joint disorder

Dentistry
Case Report
10.1102/1470-5206.2012.0001
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Two cases of oromandibular dystonia referred as temporomandibular joint disorder

Oromandibular dystonia is thought to originate from a dysregulation of centrally mediated movement, whereby repetitive or sustained spasms of the masticatory, facial, or lingual muscles result in involuntary, and possibly painful jaw movement. Here we present 2 unique cases of oromandibular dystonia referred as temporomandibular joint disorders.

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Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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