Clinical and anatomical study of retromolar foramen and canal.

  title={Clinical and anatomical study of retromolar foramen and canal.},
  author={Burak Bilecenoğlu and Nihat Tuncer},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  volume={64 10},
PURPOSE The retromolar canal is a rare anatomic variation of the mandible. The neurovascular content of the mandibular retromolar canal is very important for surgical procedures involving the retromolar area and there has been a lack of information on this subject. This study consists of anatomic research of the retromolar foramen and canal, planned after an impacted third molar tooth extraction operation in which we encountered a retromolar neurovascular bundle. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty… CONTINUE READING
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