Widening of the inferior alveolar canal: a case report with atypical lymphocytic infiltration of the nerve.

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Widening of the inferior alveolar (mandibular) canal is a rare radiological finding. It is most often associated with neurofibromatosis. Rarely, a malignant process such as lymphoma may cause ill-defined enlargement of the mandibular canal. We present a unique case of a 33-year-old male who gradually developed sensory loss of his left lower lip and cheek… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tripleo.2008.05.063

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@article{Vartiainen2008WideningOT, title={Widening of the inferior alveolar canal: a case report with atypical lymphocytic infiltration of the nerve.}, author={Veli Matti Vartiainen and M Siponen and Tuula Salo and Jukka Rosberg and Meeri Apaja-Sarkkinen}, journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics}, year={2008}, volume={106 4}, pages={e35-9} }