numb chin syndrome


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numb chin syndrome

paresthesia and sensory loss affecting one side of the chin and lower lip, resulting from neoplastic infiltration of the ipsilateral mental nerve; common causes include multiple myeloma and breast or prostate carcinoma.

numb chin syn·drome

(nŭm chin sin'drōm)
Paresthesia and sensory loss affecting one side of the chin and lower lip, resulting from neoplastic infiltration of the ipsilateral mental nerve; common causes include multiple myeloma and breast or prostate carcinoma.

numb chin syndrome

Loss of sensation in the area from the lower lip to the chin, caused by a lesion of the third division of the trigeminal nerve (fifth cranial nerve).

numb chin syn·drome

(nŭm chin sin'drōm)
Paresthesia and sensory loss affecting one side of chin and lower lip, resulting from neoplastic infiltration of the ipsilateral mental nerve; common causes include multiple myeloma and carcinoma of breast or prostate.
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Numb chin syndrome normally presents as unilateral numbness along the lip and chin with patients describing effects feeling similar to local anesthesia.
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