This chapter deals with common musculoskeletal and joint disorders of dental interest. The disease entities discussed include muscular dystrophies, polymyositis, dermatomyositis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, Paget's disease of the bone, and fibrous dysplasia. Each disease entity starts with the definition or description followed by its causes, symptoms, signs, investigations employed and principles of management. Where relevant, the oral and dental aspects of musculoskeletal and joint disorders are also described.
|Title of host publication||Lecture Notes on General Medicine for Dental Practice|
|Subtitle of host publication||A System Based approach with Dental Management Considerations|
|Publisher||Nova Science Publishers Inc|
|Number of pages||9|
|Publication status||Published - 01-10-2014|
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