International Journal of Dentistry / 2012 / Article / Fig 3

Review Article

Alterations of the Temporomandibular Joint on Magnetic Resonance Imaging according to Growth and Development in Schoolchildren

Figure 3

Scheme of the alternation of the top of mandibular condyle according to age. (a) In schoolchildren with DCLS, cancerous bone, hypervascular loose fibrous tissues, and proliferation of cartilage are laminating and conglomeritic (arrowheads). In addition, red marrow is inside the mandibular condyles (arrows). (b) In older subjects with disappearance of the DCLS, maturing bone (a cortical bone-like state), hypovascular loose fibrous tissues, and thinner cartilage are laminating (arrowheads).

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