Imaging Case of the Week 132 – Christmas Quiz

The following OPG x-ray is from a 30 year old. Can you spot the abnormality even if no clinical information is given?







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The OPG view is from a patient with bilateral TMJ dislocation! The mandibular condyles are displaced out of the mandibular fossa and as a result, the mouth is wide open.

Bilateral TMJ dislocation


Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!