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Re: The role of alloplastic reconstruction of the temporomandibular joint in the juvenile idiopathic arthritis population

  • Ben L. Hechler
    Correspondence
    Corresponding author.
    Affiliations
    Dept of Surgery – Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery and Dept of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences, Duke University Hospitals, 2301 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710, USA
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  • N. Shaun Matthews
    Affiliations
    Dept of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Hospital Dentistry Indiana University School of Dentistry, 1121 West Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
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Published:December 09, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2021.12.004
      The authors thank the readers Kaban and Posnick for finding interest in our work on alloplastic reconstruction of the temporomandibular joint in the juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) population. Unfortunately, the authors feel that the readers have overlooked significant aspects of the article, somewhat misinterpreted the patient cohort, and therefore missed the entire purpose of our manuscript.
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