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Paresthesia associated with endodontic treatment of mandibular premolars.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14651287     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The objective of this retrospective study was to determine how often paresthesia occurs and to examine the role of the anatomy of the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN). The study took the form of a review of the records of the endodontic department at the Creighton University School of Dentistry, a literature review, and cadaver dissections. The result showed that of 6313 teeth treated during a 7-yr period, 832 were mandibular premolar teeth. The eight reported cases of paresthesia in that group reflected an incidence of 0.96%. Observations of dissected human-cadaver mandibles indicated that the paresthesias of the mandible could be related to the confinement of the IAN within the limits of the mandible. It was concluded that these paresthesias were related to the intrabony course of the IAN through the mandible, which contributed to the paresthesia symptoms.
Authors:
Kenneth I Knowles; Margaret A Jergenson; James H Howard
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of endodontics     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0099-2399     ISO Abbreviation:  J Endod     Publication Date:  2003 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-12-03     Completed Date:  2004-02-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7511484     Medline TA:  J Endod     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  768-70     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
Department of Endodontics, Creighton University School of Dentistry, Omaha, NE 68178, USA. kikendo@creighton.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Bicuspid / innervation,  pathology*
Dental Pulp Necrosis / therapy
Female
Humans
Male
Mandible / innervation
Mandibular Nerve / pathology
Middle Aged
Paresthesia / etiology*
Periapical Diseases / therapy
Retrospective Studies
Root Canal Therapy / adverse effects*

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