Mandibular canal

The mandibular canal is located within the internal aspect of the mandible and contains the inferior alveolar nerveartery and the vein. It starts at the mandibular foramen, on the lingual side of the ramus, continues on buccal surface of body of the mandible and ends at the mental foramen, adjacent to the second mandibular premolar tooth.

Anatomy: Head and neck
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rID: 6782
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub, refs, cases
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  • Case 1: along mandibular ramus
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  • Case 1: mandibular foramen
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