Painful trigeminal neuropathy induced by oral bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: A new etiology for the numb-chin syndrome

Yehuda Zadik, Rafael Benoliel, Yoram Fleissig, Nardy Casap

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Abstract

We describe the management of BRONJ triggered by dental implants in a patient on oral bisphosphonates. The sequestrum in the body of the mandible was large and involved the inferior alveolar nerve, causing a painful neuropathy. A successful outcome was obtained by combining conservative and surgical interventions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)97-104
Number of pages8
JournalQuintessence international
Volume43
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)

Keywords

  • Dental implants
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Osteoporosis

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