Comparison of Present Study with Previous Literature (Distance from The Superior Border of Mental Foramen SMF, to inferior Border of Mandible
IBM; Distance from The inferior Border of Mental Foramen IMF to inferior Border of Mandible
IBM Author Year SMF-IBM (mean) Chandra A.
The comparison of various age groups for mean distance between the inferior border of mandible to MF.
The statistical analysis of distance between the inferior border of mandible to MF among male and female patients Studied Sex n Mean (mm) Variable Distance Male 240 11.67 Female 258 9.54 Studied Std.
Based on this protocol, our patient underwent resection with reconstruction due to inferior border of mandible
On examination, a diffuse, well-defined unilateral swelling measuring about 4 x 3.5 cm was seen on the right middle third of the face, extending superiorly from 1 cm below the infraorbital margin inferiorly to the inferior border of mandible
, anteriorly from the ala of the nose, and posteriorly till the anterior border of the ramus.
When two or more rami of nerve are present; chances of lower most rami of nerve coursing below the inferior border of mandible increases.
Out of the 100 hemi faces dissected 74 (74%) had single marginal mandibular nerve present above the inferior border of mandible. When two rami were pres- ent both were above the mandible in 14 (14%) cases and in the remaining 6 (6%) cases one ramus was above and the other was below the mandible.
approximately 21/2 inches anterior to the angle of mandible below 1st and 2nd premolar teeth, just medial to inferior border of mandible
; a blunt dissection is done with straight mosquito artery forceps.
The mean distance of the mandibular canal from the inferior border of mandible
, as reported here (10.09 [+ or -] 3.69 mm), is slightly shorter than the mean of 10.52 mm reported by Kilic et al.
Significant downward enlargement of inferior border of mandible
, which maintains a convex lower border.
Upper airway width was measured from point on posterior outline of soft palate to closest point on posterior pharyngeal wall, taken on anterior half of soft palate and Lower airway width was measured from intersection of posterior border of tongue and inferior border of mandible
to closest point on posterior pharyn-geal wall.
The MMB ran below the inferior border of mandible
in 46 specimens (92%)(Fig5) and above the inferior border of mandible
in 4 specimens(8%).