Jaw deformity caused by juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and its correction

Robert W.T. Myall, Roger A. West, Heidi Horwitz, Jane G. Schaller

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Abstract

An underdeveloped mandible and resulting micrognathia and malocclusion may occur in some children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Combined orthodontic and surgical procedures can now greatly improve esthetics and function in such children. We describe corrective treatment and followup of 7 patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1305-1310
Number of pages6
JournalArthritis & Rheumatism
Volume31
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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    Myall, R. W. T., West, R. A., Horwitz, H., & Schaller, J. G. (1988). Jaw deformity caused by juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and its correction. Arthritis & Rheumatism, 31(10), 1305-1310. https://doi.org/10.1002/art.1780311013