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[Nerve injury and neurosensory recovery following bilateral mandibular sagittal split osteotomy].

Authors
  • Hua, Zequan
  • Song, Jiuyu
  • Liu, Yanqiong
  • Jiang, Naiming
  • Sun, Lianjun
  • Chen, Zhihong
Type
Published Article
Journal
Zhonghua zheng xing wai ke za zhi = Zhonghua zhengxing waike zazhi = Chinese journal of plastic surgery
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2002
Volume
18
Issue
5
Pages
291–293
Identifiers
PMID: 12471821
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Sensory recovery of the inferior alveolar nerve after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy of the mandible would take 6 to 12 months. Serious injury of the IAN would cause permanent neurosensory deficits.

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