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2020 Mar

Oral Maxillofac Surg



Change in allodynia of patients with post-lingual nerve repair iatrogenic lingual nerve disorder.


Shintani Y, Ueda M, Tojyo I, Fujita S
Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Mar; 24(1):25-29.
PMID: 31729606.


Mandibular third molar extractions are common treatment in oral maxillofacial surgery, but risk disturbance of the lingual nerves causing anesthesia, eating difficulty and allodynia, which can seriously reduce patient quality of life. This study investigates the change in allodynia before and after repair in patients with lingual nerve disorder.