Case Report
Volume 17 Issue 8 - 2018
Neurolysis of Buccal Nerve – Management of Post Traumatic Neuropathic Pain – A Case Report
Abhishek Bhattacharjee1*, Rudresh KB2, Prashanth R3, Abhishek Khatua1 and Vinod Kumar1
1Post Graduate Student, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College and Hospital, Bengaluru, India
2Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College and Hospital, Bengaluru, India
3Reader, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College and Hospital, Bengaluru, India
*Corresponding Author: Abhishek Bhattacharjee, Post Graduate Student, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College and Hospital, Bengaluru, India.
Received: May 28, 2018; Published: July 10, 2018
Citation: Abhishek Bhattacharjee., et al. “Neurolysis of Buccal Nerve – Management of Post Traumatic Neuropathic Pain – A Case Report”. EC Dental Science 17.8 (2018): 1239-1244.
Abstract
Pain is one of the common complain of the patient with peripheral nerve damage. Nerve injuries after surgical removal of mandibular third molar is a common complication and of great concern for the maxillofacial surgeon as it also a matter of litigation. It is also causes morbidity in patients psychosocial life. Most of the nerve injuries that occurs after surgical removal of mandibular third molar affects the inferior alveolar nerve and lingual nerve and very rarely occur in buccal nerve. Here we present a case of 30 year old female with a history of surgical removal of right mandibular second molar after which she was suffering with neuropathic pain for 4 months, the patient was diagnosed with long buccal nerve neuropathy and its proper management was done.
Keywords: Trigeminal Nerve; Long Buccal; Iatrogenic; Demyelination; Neurectomy; Microsurgical Repair
Copyright: © 2018 Abhishek Bhattacharjee., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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