Please enter verification code
Confirm
Effect of Temporomandibular Joint Bony Ankylosis on Location of the Mandibular Foramen
International Journal of Clinical Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Volume 2, Issue 3, December 2016, Pages: 12-18
Received: Nov. 7, 2016; Accepted: Nov. 24, 2016; Published: Jan. 20, 2017
Views 3705      Downloads 140
Authors
Dehis M., Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
Tantawi W., Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ein Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Alnemer A., Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
Article Tools
Follow on us
Abstract
Objective: The present research provides prediction for the possible changes of the location of the mandibular foramen in patients of TMJ ankylosis. Subjects and methods: Forty four subjects were included in this study; they were divided into two groups. Group I included 14 patients with TMJ bony ankylosis; they were selected from those attending the out patients clinics of Oral and Maxillofacial Department, Faculty of Oral and Dental medicine, Cairo University, Egypt. Group II included 30 normal subjects having same age range as group I. Certain measurements were selected on the medial side of mandible to locate the position of mandibular foramen in ankylosis group in comparison to normal subjects. Results: The lower half of mandibular ramus in ankylosis group was statistically significant shorter than normal group. The length of coronoid process in cases of long duration was significantly longer when compared with normal subjects and the cases below 10 year duration. Conclusions: The mandibular foramen exists in the lower half of mandibular ramus in position closer to the most inferior point of ankylosing bony mass. Also there is elongation of the distance between mandibular foramen and most superior point of the coronoid process.
Keywords
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Ankylosis, Computerized Tomography, Mandibular Foramen (MF)
To cite this article
Dehis M., Tantawi W., Alnemer A., Effect of Temporomandibular Joint Bony Ankylosis on Location of the Mandibular Foramen, International Journal of Clinical Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2016, pp. 12-18. doi: 10.11648/j.ijcoms.20160203.11
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 Authors retain the copyright of this article.
This article is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
References
[1]
Lipski M, Tomaszewska IM, Lipska W, Lis GJ, & Tomaszewski KA.: The mandible and its foramen: anatomy, anthropology, embryology and resulting clinical implications. Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2013; 72: 285-92.
[2]
Khoury JN, Mihailidis S, Ghabriel M, & Townsend G.: Applied anatomy of the pterygomandibular space: improving the success of inferior alveolar nerve blocks. Aust Dent J. 2011; 56: 112-21.
[3]
Fabian FM.: Observation of the position of the lingula in relation to the mandibular foramen and the mylohyoid groove. Ital J Anat Embryol. 2006; 111: 151-8.
[4]
Thangavelu K, Kannan R, Kumar NS, Rethish E, Sabitha S, & Sayeeganesh N.: Significance of localization of mandibular foramen in an inferior alveolar nerve block. J Nat Sci Biol Med. 2012; 3: 156-60.
[5]
Kota G, Gupta P, & Mintz A.: PET/CT illustration of metastatic breast cancer to the left mandibular foramen. Clin Nucl Med. 2013; 38: 385-6.
[6]
Choi YY, & Han SS.: Double mandibular foramen leading to the accessory canal on the mandibular ramus. Surg Radiol Anat. 2014; 36: 851-5.
[7]
Jerolimov V, Kobler P, Keros J, Stanicić T, & Bagić I.: Assessment of position of foramen mandible in recent adult population. Coll Antropol. 1998; 22: 169-77.
[8]
Epars JF, Mavropoulos A, & Kiliaridis S.: Influence of age and vertical facial type on the location of the mandibular foramen. Pediatr Dent. 2013; 35: 369-73.
[9]
Ennes J, Medeiros R, & Grant J.: Localization of mandibular foramen and clinical implications. Int J Morphol. 2009; 27: 1305-1311.
[10]
Tsai HH.: Panoramic radiographic findings of the mandibular foramen from deciduous to early permanent dentition. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2004; 28: 215-9.
[11]
Cvetko E.: Bilateral anomalous high position of the mandibular foramen: a case report. Surg Radiol Anat. 2014; 36: 613-6.
[12]
Nicholson ML.: A study of the position of the mandibular foramen in the adult human mandible. Anat Rec. 1985; 212: 110-2.
[13]
Sekerci AE, & Sisman Y.: Cone-beam computed tomography analysis of the shape, height, and location of the mandibular lingula. Surg Radiol Anat. 2014; 36: 155-62.
[14]
Shenoy V, Vijayalakshmi S, & Saraswathi P.: Osteometric analysis of the mandibular foramen in dry human mandibles. JCDR. 2012; 6: 557-560.
[15]
Chenna D, & Hosapatna M.: Lingula and antilingula as anatomic reference points for ramus osteotomies. J Dent. 2015; 3: 1-3.
[16]
Samanta PP, & Kharb P.: Morphological analysis of the lingula in dry adult human mandibles of north Indian population. J Cranio-Maxillary Dis. 2012; 1: 7-11.
[17]
Lee S-W, Jeong H, Seo Y-K, Jeon SK, Kim S-Y, Jang M, & Paik D-J.: A Morphometric Study on the Mandibular Foramen and the Lingula in Korean. Korean J Phys Anthropol. 2012; 25: 153-166.
[18]
Valente V, & Arita W.: Location of the mandibular foramen according to the amount of dental alveoli. Int J Morphol. 2012; 30: 77-81.
[19]
Ashkenazi M, Taubman L, & Gavish A.: Age-associated changes of the mandibular foramen position in anteroposterior dimension and of the mandibular angle in dry human mandibles. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2011; 294: 1319-25.
[20]
Apinhasmit W, Chompoopong S, Jansisyanont P, Supachutikul K, Rattanathamsakul N, Ruangves S, & Sangvichien S.: The study of position of antilingula, midwaist of mandibular ramus and midpoint between coronoid process and gonion in relation to lingula of 92 Thai dried mandibles as potential surgical landmarks for vertical ramus osteotomy. Surg Radiol Anat. 2011; 33: 337-43.
[21]
Kositbowornchai S, Siritapetawee M, Damrongrungruang T, Khongkankong W, Chatrchaiwiwatana S, Khamanarong K, & Chanthaooplee T.: Shape of the lingula and its localization by panoramic radiograph versus dry mandibular measurement. Surg Radiol Anat. 2007; 29: 689-94.
[22]
Hayward J, Richardson ER, & Malhotra SK.: The mandibular foramen: its anteroposterior position. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 1977; 44: 837-43.
[23]
Balcioglu HA, Kilic C, Varol A, Ozan H, Kocabiyik N, & Yildirim M.: A Morphometric Study of the Maxillary Artery and Lingula in Relation to Mandibular Ramus Osteotomies and TMJ Surgery. Eur J Dent. 2010; 4: 166-70.
[24]
Monnazzi MS, Passeri LA, Gabrielli MF, Bolini PD, de Carvalho WR, & da Costa Machado H.: Anatomic study of the mandibular foramen, lingula and antilingula in dry mandibles, and its statistical relationship between the true lingula and the antilingula. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012; 41: 74-8.
[25]
Kim HJ, Lee HY, Chung IH, Cha IH, & Yi CK.: Mandibular anatomy related to sagittal split ramus osteotomy in Koreans. Yonsei Med J. 1997; 38: 19-25.
[26]
Jansisyanont P, Apinhasmit W, & Chompoopong S.: Shape, height, and location of the lingula for sagittal ramus osteotomy in Thais. Clin Anat. 2009; 22: 787-93.
[27]
Alves N, & Deana NF.: Morphometric study of mandibular foramen in macerated skulls to contribute to the development of sagittal split ramus osteotomy (SSRO) technique. Surg Radiol Anat. 2014; 36: 839-45.
[28]
Moudi E, & Mehdizadeh M.: Accuracy of panoramic radiograph in determining the location of the lingula. Caspian J Dent Res. 2013; 2: 48-54.
[29]
Afsar A, Haas DA, Rossouw PE, & Wood RE.: Radiographic localization of mandibular anesthesia landmarks. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 1998; 86: 234-41.
[30]
Poonacha KS, Shigli AL, & Indushekar KR.: Relative position of the mandibular foramen in different age groups of children: a radiographic study. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2010; 28: 173-8.
[31]
Patil K, Guledgud MV, & Bhattacharya PT.: Reliability of Panoramic Radiographs in the Localization of Mandibular Foramen. J Clin Diagn Res. 2015; 9: 35-8.
[32]
Kang SH, Byun IY, Kim JH, Park HK, & Kim MK.: Three-dimensional anatomic analysis of mandibular foramen with mandibular anatomic landmarks for inferior alveolar nerve block anesthesia. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2013; 115: 17-23.
[33]
Park KR, Kim SY, Kim GJ, Park HS, & Jung YS.: Anatomic study to determine a safe surgical reference point for mandibular ramus osteotomy. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2014; 42: 22-7.
[34]
Findik Y, Yildirim D, & Baykul T.: Three-dimensional anatomic analysis of the lingula and mandibular foramen: a cone beam computed tomography study. J Craniofac Surg. 2014; 25: 607-10.
[35]
Yu IH, & Wong YK.: Evaluation of mandibular anatomy related to sagittal split ramus osteotomy using 3-dimensional computed tomography scan images. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008; 37: 521-8.
[36]
Sekerci AE, Cantekin K, & Aydinbelge M.: Cone beam computed tomographic analysis of the shape, height, and location of the mandibular lingula in a population of children. Biomed Res Int. 2013; 2013: 825453.
[37]
Mbajiorgu EF.: A study of the position of the mandibular foramen in adult black Zimbabwean mandibles. Cent Afr J Med. 2000; 46: 184-90.
[38]
Lim MY, Lim WW, Rajan S, Nambiar P, & Ngeow WC.: Age-related changes in the location of the mandibular and mental foramen in children with Mongoloid skeletal pattern. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent. 2015; 16: 397-407.
[39]
Stull KE, Tise ML, Ali Z, & Fowler DR.: Accuracy and reliability of measurements obtained from computed tomography 3D volume rendered images. Forensic Sci Int. 2014; 238: 133-40.
[40]
Noleto JW, Marchiori E, & Da Silveira HM.: Evaluation of mandibular ramus morphology using computed tomography in patients with mandibular prognathism and retrognathia: Relevance to the sagittal split ramus osteotomy. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010; 68: 1788-94.
[41]
Kim G, Jung HJ, Lee HJ, Lee JS, Koo S, & Chang SH.: Accuracy and reliability of length measurements on three-dimensional computed tomography using open-source OsiriX software. J Digit Imaging. 2012; 25: 486-91.
[42]
Katsumata A, Fujishita M, Maeda M, Ariji Y, Ariji E, & Langlais RP.: 3D-CT evaluation of facial asymmetry. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2005; 99: 212-20.
[43]
Cavalcanti MG, V&annier MW.: Quantitative analysis of spiral computed tomography for craniofacial clinical applications. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 1998; 27: 344-50.
[44]
Cavalcanti MG, Haller JW, & Vannier MW.: Three-dimensional computed tomography landmark measurement in craniofacial surgical planning: experimental validation in vitro. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1999; 57: 690-4.
[45]
Wang J, Ye M, Liu Z, & Wang C.: Precision of cortical bone reconstruction based on 3D CT scans. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2009; 33: 235-41.
[46]
De Wilde L, Defoort S, Verstraeten TR, Speeckaert W, & Debeer P.: A 3D-CT scan study of the humeral and glenoid planes in 150 normal shoulders. Surg Radiol Anat. 2012; 34: 743-50.
[47]
Walford LM, Fonseca RJ, Scully JR, & Costello BJ.: Facial asymmetry. Diagnosis and treatment considerations. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2nd Ed. New York: Elsevier 2009. p. 272-315.
[48]
Priya Shetty, Ann Thomas, & B Sowmya: Diagnosis of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis in children 2014: 32, 266-270. Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
[49]
Hemant Gupta, Parul Tandon, Deepak Kumar, Vijay Prakash Sinha, Sumit Gupta, Hemant Mehra, & Jasmeet Singh.: Role of coronoidectomy in increasing mouth opening. Natl J Maxillofac Surg. 2014; 5: 23–30.
[50]
Arvind Agarwal, Brijesh Ruparelia, Ajay Kubawat, Sandeep Patel, & Shalini Gupta: Modified Gap Arthroplasty and Myrhaug’s Incision as a Treatment Option in Management of Temporomandibular Joint Ankylosis: A Study of 10 Cases. The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice. 2011; 12: 295-300.
ADDRESS
Science Publishing Group
1 Rockefeller Plaza,
10th and 11th Floors,
New York, NY 10020
U.S.A.
Tel: (001)347-983-5186