Longstanding unilateral dislocation of the temporomandibular
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Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dislocation is defined as displacement of the mandibular condyle anterior to the articular eminence so it no longer sits within the glenoid fossa. Longstanding dislocation is a rare condition for which the terminology and management are not clear. It can be defined as any dislocation existing more than a month. However, recently, it was described as acute dislocation which was either inadequately treated or left untreated more than 72 h. We describe a case of longstanding unilateral dislocation of the TMJ in a 6-year-old girl...

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