lingual nerve


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lingual nerve

[′liŋ·gwəl ′nərv]
(neuroscience)
A branch of the mandibular nerve having somatic sensory components and innervating the mucosa of the floor of the mouth and the anterior two-thirds of the tongue.
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Lingual nerve damage associated with the removal of Lower Third Molars.
All patients were enquired 24 hours post operatively regarding altered sensation with in the distribu- tion of inferior alveolar nerve and lingual nerve. The question was asked by an operator who had not per- formed the surgery and who was unaware as to which treatment group the patient belonged.
Incidence Rate of Nerve Affected Chorda Tympani Nerve IANB Nerve Lingual Nerve Incidence Rate of Nerve Affected 4% 19% 77% Note: Table made from line graph.
The intention of the lingual flap is to protect the lingual nerve and the lingual plate.
[17] were the first to demonstrate the presence of ossified pterygospinous ligament causing compression of lingual nerve between the bony bridge and medial pterygoid muscle, which results in lingual numbness and pain, associated with speech impairment.
During ND, the surgeons should pay attention to the integrity and the saving of many neural structures (spinal nerve, hypoglossal nerve, lingual nerve, and phrenic nerve) that, if damaged, would complicate the postoperative course of the patient.
The avoidance of an IANB in children eliminates the risk of inferior alveolar and lingual nerve damage.
Possible complications include duct stenosis and lingual nerve damage.
Fagan had negligently severed Kerry's lingual nerve in the course of a wisdom tooth extraction.
Numerous case reports have emerged, citing association between recurrent laryngeal, hypoglossal and lingual nerve injuries and the use of the LMA (4).
According to Laskin, the area can be anesthetized by giving bilateral lingual nerve block plus infiltration for hemostasis or local infiltration alone.
The anatomy of the terminal branches of the lingual nerve (lingual branches) in adult brasilians.