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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Topographic anatomy of the lingual nerve and variations in communication pattern of the mandibular nerve branches.
The results obtained after morphometry of the skull will be of clinical importance and used in regional nerve blocks of the supra-orbital, infra-orbital, mental nerves and mandibular nerves which are useful during surgical operations in head region and dental extraction.
The Gasserian ganglion of the trigeminal nerve has 3 branches, namely, the ophthalmic and maxillary nerves, and the sensory root of the mandibular nerve. The maxillary nerve runs through the dura of the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus.
The study showed that due to its localization and tumor-specific features, the most likely diagnosis was schwannoma of the small branch of the mandibular nerve (V3) since a limited formation of specific localization with a component of cystic degeneration was found.
Gow-Gates mandibular nerve block provides sensory anesthesia to virtually the entire distribution of V3.
These cranial nerve palsies involve several cranial nerves (CN), including CN III (Oculomotor), CN VI (Abducens) and CN V (Trigeminal), not limited to the mandibular nerve alone.
Some other studies have investigated the administration of different analgesics such as non-streoid anti-inflammatory medications before nerve block injection in order to enhance the success of mandibular nerve block [14,15].
Hashemi, "Neurosensory function following mandibular nerve lateralization for placement of implants," International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
This ligament sometimes gets ossified and a foramen is then formed, named pterygospinous foramen, for the passage of muscular branches of mandibular nerve. Sometimes there is another spine towards the lower end of this border for another pterygospinous ligament.
Four common mandibular nerve anomalies that lead to local anesthesia failures.
Several were found in the submandibular space adherent to the marginal mandibular nerve. All were removed, with care taken to protect the facial nerve (figure 2, B).
Excision of the gland is reported to carry a risk of up to 8% for temporary or permanent marginal mandibular nerve palsy.