retromolar triangle

retromolar triangle

[TA]
triangular area posterior to the third mandibular molar tooth.
Synonym(s): trigonum retromolare [TA]

ret·ro·mo·lar tri·an·gle

(retrō-mōlăr trīang-gĕl) [TA]
Three-cornered area posterior to third mandibular molar tooth.
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2] The cribose triangular surface just posterior to lower 3rd molar is known as retromolar triangle.
DISCUSSION: The incidence of RMF, located in the retromolar triangle, in our study is 14.
Park MK et al [4] classified the retromolar triangle according to its shape into three types: triangular, drop and tapering shape, in which triangular was most common.
The bone surrounding the retromolar triangle is heavier as compared to cortical plate over triangle & cortical plate is more cancellous.
2007a) reported that the retromolar triangle region presented a great quantity of foramina connected to the mandibular canal, which would allow the diffusion of anesthetic solutions toward the inferior alveolar nerve, describing an anesthetic technique for this zone (Suazo et al.
Pilot Study of the inferior alveolar nerve block anesthesia via the retromolar triangle in patients of 40 to 60 Years.
Inferior alveolar nerve block anesthesia via retromolar triangle, an alternative for patients with blood discrasias.