Definitions for "Temporomandibular joint syndrome"
Complex of symptoms often seen in cervical sprain conditions. Symptoms include clicking in the jaw on opening and closing the mouth, soreness in the jaw, headaches, buzzing sounds, changes in hearing, stiffness in the neck and shoulders, dizziness, and swallowing disorders.
An abnormal condition of facial pain and poor function of the lower jaw, apparently caused by a defective or dislocated joint.
(TMJ) Inflammation in this joint may lead to difficulty opening the mouth fully, pain in the joint, and/or in the neck and head region; other symptoms include headaches, dizziness, tinnitus, and nausea