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X-ray showed flattened right mandibular condyle, will be

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X-ray showed flattened right mandibular condyle, will be getting an MRI if it. Can the MRI tell how long this has existed or if it is a result of a newly done acute trauma ?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

MRI scan can show inflammation in the condyle and may be able to give some rough estimates on how long it has been going on.

grinding your teeth can cause inflammation and flattening there.

did you have trauma there ?