Lingual nerve injury as a complication of rigid fixation of the sagittal ramus osteotomy: Report of a case

A. K. Hegtvedt, John R Zuniga

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Abstract

This article describes a previously unreported complication of lingual nerve anesthesia and injury as a result of rigid fixation of the mandibular sagittal split osteotomy. The etiology of this injury is discussed and the surgical management using transoral microneurosurgical techniques is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)647-650
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Volume48
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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