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Abstract

Lingual nerve injury is a common complication following dental and medical procedures. The clinical presentation of lingual nerve injury, its epidemiology, predisposing factors, and anatomy are explored in an attempt to identify those patients at risk for developing neuropathic pain. Nonsurgical and surgical therapies also are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)975-983
Number of pages9
JournalHeadache
Volume43
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2003

Keywords

  • Lingual nerve
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Third molar removal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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