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Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome (Syndrome, TMJ) Summary

Description: A symptom complex consisting of pain, muscle tenderness, clicking in the joint, and limitation or alteration of mandibular movement. The symptoms are subjective and manifested primarily in the masticatory muscles rather than the temporomandibular joint itself. Etiologic factors are uncertain but include occlusal dysharmony and psychophysiologic factors.

Also Known As: Syndrome, TMJ; TMJ Syndrome; Costen's Syndrome; Costen Syndrome; Costens Syndrome Show All >>

Networked: 49 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 1 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. tebufenozide (Mimic) : 2 results : IBA
  2. Non-Narcotic Analgesics (Analgesics, Non Narcotic) : 1 result : IBA
  3. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 1 result : IBA
  4. Prednisolone (Predate) : 1 result : FDA 55 Generic
  5. Methocarbamol (Robaxin) : 1 result : FDA 63 Generic
  6. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol) : 1 result : FDA 176 Generic
  7. Hormones : 1 result : IBA
  8. Diazepam (Valium) : 1 result : FDA 84 Generic
  9. Eagle syndrome : 1 result : IBA
  10. thiazolyl blue : 1 result : IBA

Diseases Related to Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Pain (Aches)
  3. Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder)
  4. Malocclusion (Crossbite)
  5. Arthralgia (Joint Pain)
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Key Therapies for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome

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  1. Occlusal Splints : 2 outcomes 1 study in 8 results
  2. Occlusal Adjustment : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
  3. General Anesthesia : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. Massage (Reflexology) : 3 results
  5. Dental Occlusion : 3 results
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