Inter J Stomatol ›› 2018, Vol. 45 ›› Issue (5): 611-614.doi: 10.7518/gjkq.2018.05.019

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Research progress on anatomy and clinical applications of mandibular nerve communication

Chaoning Zhan1,Liling Zou2,Zhao Yuan2,Shanli He3,Jun Ouyang3,Jingxing Dai3()   

  1. 1. The First School of Clinical Medicine, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China
    2. The Second School of Clinical Medicine, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China
    3. Dept. of Anatomy, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China
  • Received:2017-08-22 Revised:2018-02-18 Online:2018-09-01 Published:2018-09-20
  • Contact: Jingxing Dai
  • Supported by:
    This study was supported by National Key Research and Development Program of China(2017YFC1105000)


In recent years, numerous domestic and foreign researchers have reported on nervous communication between branches of the mandibular nerve. Communication was documented between the lingual and mylohyoid nerves, inferior alveolar and lingual nerves, inferior alveolar and auriculotemporal nerves, or inferior alveolar and lateral pterygoid nerves. In addition, the mandibular nerve possibly communicates with other nerves. This article reviews the related issues of mandibular nerve communication to guide clinical operations and promote relevant research.

Key words: mandibular nerve, communication, clinical anatomy

CLC Number: 

  • R322.4 +1

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