Lingual Nerve Injury
Article first published online: 19 SEP 2003
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 43, Issue 9, pages 975–983, October 2003
How to Cite
Graff-Radford, S. B. and Evans, R. W. (2003), Lingual Nerve Injury. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 43: 975–983. doi: 10.1046/j.1526-4610.2003.03189.x
- Issue published online: 19 SEP 2003
- Article first published online: 19 SEP 2003
- Accepted for publication May 15, 2003.
- lingual nerve;
- neuropathic pain;
- third molar removal
Lingual nerve injury is a common complication following dental and medical procedures. The clinical presentation of lingual nerve injury, its epidemiology, predisposing factors, and anatomy are explored in an attempt to identify those patients at risk for developing neuropathic pain. Nonsurgical and surgical therapies also are discussed.