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Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C05.500.607.221.897.897
C05.550.905.905
C05.651.243.897.897
C05.651.550.905
C07.320.610.291.897.897
C07.678.949
Unique ID
D013706
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013706
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Costen's Syndrome
Myofascial Pain Dysfunction Syndrome, Temporomandibular Joint
TMJ Syndrome
Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome
NLM Classification #
WU 140.5
Public MeSH Note
97; was TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT SYNDROME 1973-96, was COSTEN'S SYNDROME 1966-72; COSTEN'S SYNDROME was see TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT SYNDROME 1973-96
Online Note
use TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME to search TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT SYNDROME 1973-96 & COSTEN'S SYNDROME 1966-96
History Note
97; was TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT SYNDROME 1973-96, was COSTEN'S SYNDROME 1966-72; COSTEN'S SYNDROME was see TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT SYNDROME 1973-96
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1996/06/13
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