ankylosis

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abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a joint

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The absence of true ankylosis permits surgery for arytenoid mobilization and VC medialization, but with protracted paralysis, muscular atrophy and fibrosis may be limiting factors to medialization.
True ankylosis is a condition that results in osseous or fibrous adhesion between the surfaces of the TMJ, within the limits of the articular capsule.
The case reported above is of complete, fibrous, unilateral true ankylosis.