TMJ disorders are underestimated but many individuals are indeed affected. TMJ imaging is also underestimated and not in the focus of many radiologists. However, the TMJ is a classic joint with joint surfaces, articular cartilage, a meniscus, joint capsule and ligaments. Sounds familiar to you as a MSK radiologist?
Manoliu A, Spinner G, Wyss M, Erni S, Ettlin DA, Nanz D, Ulbrich EJ, Gallo LM, Andreisek G. Quantitative and qualitative comparison of MR imaging of the temporomandibular joint at 1.5 and 3.0â€‰T using an optimized high-resolution protocol. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2015 Oct 9:20150240. [Epub ahead of print]
Manoliu A, Spinner G, Wyss M, Ettlin DA, Nanz D, Kuhn FP, Gallo LM, Andreisek G. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Temporomandibular Joint at 7.0 T Using High-Permittivity Dielectric Pads: A Feasibility Study. Invest Radiol. 2015 Aug 17. [Epub ahead of print]
* Gustav Andreisek