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Risk Factors of Renton and McGurk for Lingual Nerve Injury During Mandibular Third Molar Surgery

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Renton and McGurk identified risk factors associated with temporary or permanent injury to the lingual nerve caused by mandibular third molar surgery. These can help identify a patient for whom the chance of lingual nerve injury might be high. The authors are from King's College in London.

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