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Uncommon disorders

The Articulatory system

Uncommon conditions

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis

These are systemic conditions, the most common of which is Rheumatoid. Arthritis effects every joint in the body, though rarely does the the TMJ show any symptoms. Practitioners should liaise with a specialist clinic, but TMJ symptoms can be treated in practice.

Rare conditions

  • Developmental defects
    • Hyperplasia
    • Hypoplasia
    • Aplasia
  • Ankylosis
  • Infection
  • Neoplasia

All rare conditions should be referred to a specialist clinic.