maxillary nerve


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maxillary nerve

[′mak·sə‚ler·ē ′nərv]
(neuroscience)
A somatic sensory branch of the trigeminal nerve; innervates the meninges, the skin of the upper portion of the face, upper teeth, and mucosa of the nose, palate, and cheeks.
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The aim of the technique is to gain entry from the oral cavity and deposit the contents of two tubes of anaesthesia in the PPF, with the purpose of reversing the blockageof the maxillary nerve while passing through this region, thereby allowing a wide area of anaesthesia in the middle third of the face.
On the basis of these observations, we suggest that clinical studies be conducted to determine the minimum amount of anaesthesia to be deposited in the PPF to achieve maxillary nerve block, thereby minimizing the risks of affecting orbital contents and important neurovascular elements in the interior of this anatomical cavity.
None of the sinuses showed any bulge or dehiscence related to maxillary nerve.
Maxillary nerve is related to the inferior part of the lateral wall of the sinus.