Tetrafid mandibular condyle: a unique case report and review of the literature

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Sahman H., Etoz O. A., Sekerci A. E., ETÖZ M., Sisman Y.

DENTOMAXILLOFACIAL RADIOLOGY, vol.40, no.8, pp.524-530, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1259/dmfr/62082661
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.524-530
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Morphological changes such as bifid and trifid mandibular condyle are rare entities. The aim of the present report is to describe a unique morphological variation of the mandibular condyle which has four separate condylar heads (tetrafid mandibular condyle) and to discuss clinical and radiological differential diagnosis of tetrafid mandibular condyle with advanced imaging techniques. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology (2011) 40, 524-530. doi: 10.1259/dmfr/62082661