Mandibular lingual vascular canals (MLVC): evaluation on dental CTs of a case series.


PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess the anatomy of the mandibular lingual foramen (MLF) and its linked canals (mandibular lingual vascular canals - MLVC), describing their frequency, diameter, location, and course. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred and fourteen computed tomography (CT) images of the mandible (57 male and 57 female; mean age 44.70… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2009.06.002