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Volume 8 , Issue 3
May/June 1993

Pages 329-334

Hemorrhage of the Floor of the Mouth Resulting From Lingual Perforation During Implant Placement: A Clinical Report

Christaan M. ten Bruggenkate, DMD, MD, PhD/Gilbert Krekeler, DMD, PhD/ Hendrik A. Kraaijenhagen, DMD, PhD/Christian Foitzik, DMD, MD, Dr Phil Nat/ Hermanus S. Oosterbeek, DMD

PMID: 8225469

The edentulous mandible provides a frequent indication for oral implants. In many cases implants are placed in the interforaminal region to support fixed prostheses or give retention to removable overdentures. One of the hazards of this seemingly safe surgical area is hemorrhage of the floor of the mouth. In this article, two cases of this life-threatening complication are reported. (INT J ORAL MAXILLOFAC IMPLANTS 1993;8:329334.)

Key words: complication, floor of the mouth, hemorrhage, interforaminal region, oral implants

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