Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome
Joint Syndrome, Temporomandibular
Myofascial Pain Dysfunction Syndrome, Temporomandibular Joint
Syndrome, Temporomandibular Joint
Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome
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.