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Table 2 Patients characteristics

From: Correlation of MRI and arthroscopic findings with clinical outcome in temporomandibular joint disorders: a retrospective cohort study

  n %
Patients   47 100%
  Male 5 11%
  Female 42 89%
  Age (years) 41 (mean) 16 (std)
  Time First Consult-Arthro (months) 18.9 (mean) 34,5 (std)
  Time MRI-Arthro (days) 70,82 (mean) 43,97 (std)
Intra-articular injection Corticosteroids 44 88%
  Hyaluronic acid 4 8%
  None 2 4%
Main complaint Pain 42 89%
  Limited maximum interincisal opening 4 9%
  Sounds 1 2%
Diagnostic labels Anterior disc displacement without reduction 20 40%
  Anterior disc displacement with reduction 3 6%
  Degenerative joint disease 23 46%
  Inflammatory arthritis 28 56%
  Fibrous ankylosis 5 10%
  ‘Other’ 2 4%
  1. Age stands for the age at the time of arthroscopy. Time First Consult-Arthro is the time in months between the first consultation at our department and the diagnostic arthroscopy. Time MRI-Arthro is the time between the MRI scan and the arthroscopy. Limited MIO: a Maximum Interincisal Opening of ≤35 mm