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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 35-38

Laser therapy for myofascial pain dysfunction syndrome


Department of Prosthodontics, D. Y. Patil University School of Dentistry, DY Patil Deemed to be University, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Ankita Vikas Chitnis
29/505, A Wing, Bharat CHS, Tilak Nagar, Chembur, Mumbai - 400 089, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jid.jid_39_19

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Myofascial pain dysfunction syndrome (MPDS) has been a very prevalent disorder with an enigmatic etiology and even difficult treatment protocol. Patients suffering from MPDS are difficult to diagnose and require exclusion of various symptoms and signs to formulate a treatment plan. In recent years, low-level laser therapy has been advocated as an effective way to counter and alleviate the resulting pain caused due to MPDS. This article is a case report on a successful reduction of pain in a patient diagnosed with the same.


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