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Natl J Maxillofac Surg. 2012 Jul;3(2):218-9. doi: 10.4103/0975-5950.111390.

Treatment of traumatic infra orbital nerve paresthesia.

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Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Indira Gandhi Government Dental College, Jammu, India.

Abstract

This study was done to find out the role of topiramate therapy in infraorbital nerve paresthesia after miniplate fixation in zygomatic complxex fractures. A total 2 cases of unilateral zygomatic complex fracture, 2-3 weeks old with infra orbital nerve paresthesia were slected. Open reduction and plating was done in frontozygomaticregion. Antiepileptic drug tab topiramate was given in therapeutic doses and dose was increased slowly until functional recovery was noticed.

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Paresthesia infraorbital nerve; topiramate; zygomatic complex fractures

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