Pediatric Emergency Care

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Pediatric Emergency Care:
Illustrative Cases

Bilateral temporomandibular joint dislocation in a 10-month-old infant after vomiting

WHITEMAN, PAULA JO MD; PRADEL, E. CARMEL DMD

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Abstract

We describe a case of bilateral dislocation of the temporomandibular joints (TMJ) in a 10-month-old infant. TMJ dislocations can occur after opening the mouth widely with or without direct trauma.

© 2000 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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