Differences between palpation and static/dynamic tests to diagnose painful temporomandibular disorders in patients with Lyme disease

ConclusionA high prevalence of TMD symptoms was found in patients with Lyme disease. The results suggest that using palpation tests alone could overestimate primary TMDs when comorbid conditions are present.Clinical relevance: Dynamic/static tests should be used as part of the routine TMD assessment. In case of Lyme disease as the actual cause of the facial pain, while the dentist might be suspecting TMD when dynamic/static TMD tests are negative, referral to an appropriate specialist for the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease needs to be made.
Source: Clinical Oral Investigations - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

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