Evaluation of mallear ligaments in different voxel resolutions using cone beam computed tomography

Gorurgoz C., Orhan K., Sinanoglu E. A., Avsever I. H.

DENTOMAXILLOFACIAL RADIOLOGY, vol.48, no.2, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1259/dmfr.20180125
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: discomallear ligament, petrotympanic fissure, CBCT, radiology, anatomy, TEMPOROMANDIBULAR-JOINT, DISCOMALLEAR LIGAMENT, MORPHOLOGY
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No


Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess the visibility of discomallear ligament and anterior mallear ligament together with anatomical morphometric measurements of petrotympanic fissure, and to determine whether the mallear ligaments correlate with the bone compartment changes of temporomandibular joint.