mandibular nerve


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mandibular nerve

[man′dib·yə·lər ′nərv]
(anatomy)
A mixed nerve branch of the trigeminal nerve; innervates various structures of the lower jaw and face.
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Alternative mandibular nerve block techniques: a review of the Gow-Gates and Akinosi-Vazirani closed-mouth mandibular nerve block techniques.
IAN was followed to its origin from the mandibular nerve and IAA to its ori-gin from the maxillary artery.
Cutaneous supply of angle of mandible is supplied by greater auricular nerve which synapses with neighboring nerve fibers like facial nerve and branches of mandibular nerve.
After photographs are taken, it is highly recommended to mark out specific anatomic landmarks on the patient, to avoid injury to the marginal mandibular nerve, salivary glands, lymph nodes, and the subhyoid region.
Ossification takes place around the mandibular nerve and other structures passing through foramen ovale in later life (BW, Babcook CJ.
Its name "trigeminal" means triplets, that is with a common origin, deriving from the fact that it has three major branches: the ophthalmic nerve (V1), the maxillary nerve (V2) and the mandibular nerve (V3)2.
In patients with isolated marginal mandibular nerve weakness, a lack of depressor labii inferioris function can be quite noticeable because an affected patient is unable to evert, depress, or lateralize the lower lip.
Though numbness of the lower lip on the side of injection is assumed to be a sign of success of mandibular nerve anesthesia, still patients feels pain during access opening despite lip anesthesia.
The transcervical surgical approach to resection in patients with elongated styloid processes and Eagle syndrome appears to be safe and effective, although the risk for transient marginal mandibular nerve weakness is notable.
Considerations in the management of damage to the mandibular nerve.
Marginal mandibular nerve (MMN) palsy was the most common complication.