- •Testing the brain´s gray matter volume (GMV) in temporomandibular disorder (TMD).
- •TMD patients showed a reduction of GMV in anterior cingulate and med. frontal cortex.
- •GMV in population based participants with chronic face pain showed no reduction.
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M.D. and N.G. contributed equally to this work.
The investigation of the clinical sample included was supported by a grant from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG; LO 795/25-1, KO 1598/6-1). The investigation of the population based sample (SHIP) is part of the Community Medicine Research net (CMR) (http://www.medizin.uni-greifswald.de/icm) of the University Medicine Greifswald, which is supported by the German Federal State of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. MRI scans in SHIP and SHIP-TREND have been supported by a joint grant from Siemens Healthineers, Erlangen, Germany and the Federal State of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania.
The Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP) is supported by the German Federal State of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. MRI scans in SHIP and SHIP-TREND have been supported by a joint grant from Siemens Healthineers, Erlangen, Germany and the Federal State of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. The clinical studies were supported by a grant from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG; LO 795/25-1, KO 1598/6-1).
Conflicts of interest: The authors declare that they had no interest conflicts when evaluating and writing this study. The funding organizations had no impact on the study results.