6,7 Impacted mandibular third molar can present clinically with complaints like pain, swelling, trismus
, fever, difficulty in eating, chewing and food impaction.
Other physical examinations, including fiber optic endoscopic work for dysphagia and hematemesis, revealed no evidence of trismus
, cervical lymphadenopathy, or accompanying head and neck pathology.
Patient exclusion criteria included the use of medications, cold packs, or bathing that affected body temperature within the six hour prior to thermal imaging, and excessive trismus
The loco-regional causes of trismus
was ruled out and a probable temporomandibular dislocation was suspected.
7% of patients because of tumour- or radiation fibrosis-related trismus
, restricted neck mobility and prior similar surgeries.
1] The most common symptoms at presentation are odynophagia, dysphagia, otalgia, trismus
, fever, etc.
double dagger]) EPS includes bradykinesia, cogwheel rigidity, drooling, dystonia, extrapyramidal disorder, glabellar reflex abnormal, hypokinesia, muscle rigidity, oculogyric crisis, oromandibular dystonia, parkinsonism, psychomotor retardation, tongue spasm, torticollis, tremor, and trismus
Any patient presenting with normal ability to suck and cry during first 2 days of life but between 3-28 days of life could not suck normally, became stiff, had trismus
(locked jaw/inability to open mouth), provoked/unprovoked seizures and fever was defined as NNT case.
Intraoral examination showed limited jaw opening--II degree trismus
and halitosis (fetor ex ore).
When the infection affects the pterygoid muscles, trismus
takes place and if swelling and pain are also present, an infratemporal space infection should be considered in the diagnostic process.
Of the 128 patients with an extra-temporal tumor, 107 (84%) complained of facial or ear pain and 41 presented with trismus
A Dalmatian cross dog was presented with history of trismus