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Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome

"Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publication.