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August 1973

Recurrent Mandibular Dislocation: Relieved by Removal of Articular Eminence

Author Affiliations

Palo Alto, Calif; Hayward, Calif
From the Stanford University Medical Center, Division of Otolaryngology and Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital, Palo Alto, Calif (Dr. Goode and Linehan), and the Permanente Medical Group, Hayward, Calif (Dr. Shorago).

Arch Otolaryngol. 1973;98(2):97-99. doi:10.1001/archotol.1973.00780020103006

The Myrhaug procedure of surgical removal of the articular eminence for chronic mandibular dislocation is described and three cases treated with the technique presented. All three cases had relief of symptoms following the procedure over a follow-up period of at least 11 months.

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