Case of tuberculosis of the temporomandibular joint

Publication year: 2011
Source: British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 14 June 2011

Meera, Patel , Neil, Scott , Carrie, Newlands

Tuberculosis (TB) of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is rare and misdiagnosis is common. We describe an unusual case of the disease in a 27-year-old Zimbabwean woman.