Mandibular fracture as a complication of inferior alveolar nerve transposition and placement of endosseous implants: A case report

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Abstract

Placement of endosseous implants and inferior alveolar nerve transposition is a treatment option for patients with an edentulous posterior mandible with inadequate bone height superior to the inferior alveolar canal. Complications associated with these procedures include infection, prolonged neurosensory disturbances, and/or pathologicfracture. This report presents the surgical management of a patient with a mandible fracture after inferior alveolar nerve transposition with concurrent placement of two endosseous implants.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)211-216
Number of pages6
JournalImplant dentistry
Volume12
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

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Keywords

  • Implant complications
  • Nerve metathesis
  • Pathologic fracture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery

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