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All Oral and Maxillofacial Pain Articles

Article includes a case review of a patient who presented with symptoms of trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia as well as TMJ and temporal tendon-related pain symptoms.
Often misdiagnosed as otitis media or Eagle's syndrome, this relatively unknown disorder presents as soft palate pain, throat pain, ipsilateral maxillary pain, ear pain and difficulty and pain with swallowing.
Patients experiencing retro-orbital headaches that are not adequately managed by drugs may be an indication of sphenomandibularis referred pain.
Cervical-Medullary Meningioma, associated with acute and persisting pain of the head and neck, is a diagnostic challenge for doctors and patients.
This article describes a relatively little known otologic condition called Patulous Eustachian Tube. The symptoms often go unrecognized since the complaints may, and often do, mimic other ear conditions. This article discusses the assessment, differential diagnosis, and types of treatment currently being utilized for this often challenging condition.
Patulous eustachian tube is a rare ear condition that's difficult to diagnose. Read case reports in this article on patients with patulous eustachian tube.
The large array of potential pathologies for burning mouth syndrome condition requires investigative skill, tenacity, patience, and empathy to differentially diagnose and treat.
Many of the subjective symptoms of pain, stiffness, and crunching sensation in patients with TMJ dysfunction were reduced greater than 50% in 92% of the prolotherapy patients in this study. Learn more about prolotherapy for TMJ patients.
Article includes a case report of signs and symptoms of internal derangement of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) co-morbid with short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache attacks from conjunctival injection and tearing (SUNCT) syndrome.
It is evident to those who daily treat pain of the head and neck that it is almost a rule that head pain patients may suffer from two or more painful conditions present at the same time. In that context, please consider the following quote. Berman and Sinburg, two orthopedic surgeons, wrote in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery that “the injury of the temporomandibular joints is part of a
TMJ Quick Screening Exam
Neuralgic Pain of the Temporomandibular Joint
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