Synovial chondromatosis of the temporomandibular joint diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging: report of a case

J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1989 Apr;47(4):411-3. doi: 10.1016/0278-2391(89)90348-0.


A case of synovial chondromatosis of the temporomandibular joint with extracapsular extension is described. Temporomandibular joint magnetic resonance imaging proved invaluable in establishing a definitive diagnosis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Chondroma / pathology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Joint Loose Bodies / pathology
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
  • Middle Aged
  • Synovial Membrane / pathology*
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorders / pathology*