Bifid mandibular canal is a rare anatomical variation that can be of considerable interest to a dentist. This condition can lead to complications when performing. Bifid mandibular canal could be an interesting variation in the mandible. This condition can pose complications during surgical procedures in the mandible, such. Bifid mandibular canals (BMCs) are variations of the normal anatomy, with a reported prevalence ranging from to 65%. Aberrations of the mandibular canal.

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Bifid mandibular canal: Report of 2 cases and review of literature

When dentists encounter this situation, if their problem is only inadequate anesthesia they mandibulr use another technique for local anesthesia. Therefore, it is of considerable interest for dentists to identify the presence of bifid canals on the panoramic radiographs to provide better patient care. Gadgil1 Ajay R. Kawai T, Yosue Mandiular. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

Mandibulr implants in these patients can also cause damage to the second canal. Panoramic reconstruction of thin mandibular section showing inferior alveolar canals bilaterally arrow Click here to view.

Bifid mandibular canal classification according to Langlais et al. None, Conflict of Interest: Literature review and case report. InKiersch and Jordan annotated that an osteocondensation image produced by the insertion of the mylohyoid muscle into the internal mandibular surface, with a distribution parallel to the dental canal, may mimic a bifid mandibular canal. Observation of bifid mandibular canal using cone-beam computerized tomography.


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Bilateral bifid mandibular canal

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Literature review and three case reports with CT scans and cone beam CT. The mylohyoid nerve and mandibular anesthesia. Discussion BMC was evaluated by many authors by means of different radiographic techniques. This article has been cited by 1 Bifid Mandibular Canals: Duplication of the mandibular canal.

Purpose of the present article is to provide an extensive review of literature of this anatomical variation and also we present one such case report. Bifid mandibular nerve as a possible cause of inadequate anaesthesia in the mandible.

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Cone beam computed tomography evaluation. While two mandibular canals with two distinct mandibular nerves ended cana, two different mental foramens in the left side [ Figure 1 ], in the right side the conjunction of two different mandibular canals ended to an isolated mental foramen [ Figure 2 ].


Bifid Mandibular Canal: A Rare or Underestimated Entity?

Hell Period Stomat Gnathopathoprosopike Cheir ; 5: J Oral Maxillofac Surg ; Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. If a patient experiences only soft tissue anesthesia around the injection site, but not of the ipsilateral lip or chin, then a problem with local anesthesia technique is likely to be the cause of the failure.

Therefore diagnosis of this variation is sometimes very important and necessary. Identification of double mandibular canals: Oral Maxillofac Surg ; How to overcome failed local anesthesia. According to many authors, the BMC type extending to the third molar region is the most frequent.

Mandibular canal branches supplying the mandibular third molar observed on cone beam computed tomographic images: Conclusions Although considered a rare anatomical variation, BMC may be found in each patient and must be assessed adequately. A report of three cases.

The mandibular canal MC transmits the inferior alveolar nerve a branch of the mandibular nerve which is the third division of the trigeminal nerve and the inferior alveolar artery and vein.