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Case Studies | Dental Science | India | Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019
Duplicate Infraorbital Nerve - An Uncommon Anatomical Variation of Branch of Maxillary Nerve
Dr. Gaurav Khemka | Dr. Sakshi Garg Khemka | Dr. Supriya Vijay Gupta
Abstract: The main objective of the proposed case report is to explain the anatomy of the trigeminal nerve, its branches, variations and to apply the statement in producing excellent anaesthesia in head face and neck region. Two cases reported at the time of treatment of fractures with the presence of two infra-orbital nerve on one side of face. The patient did not gave history of any paresthesia or symptoms with the eyes, nose, ear, teeth region in the past (the areas supplied by the trigeminal nerve). The nerve branches were properly segregated and fractured segments were reduced using titanium plates. The wound was closed and patient was put up on follow up for months. The patient hadn't complained about any loss of sensation postoperatively too.
Keywords: Infraorbital nerve, Zygomatico complex fracture
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019,
Pages: 5 - 6