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Numbness in the distribution of the mental nerve, or so-called numb chin syndrome, can be associated with both benign and malignant etiologies.
Researchers wishing to know where it was first described should take note of this reference: "Konotey-Ahulu F I D, Mental nerve neuropathy: a complication of sickle cell crisis.
A 38-year-old woman initially sought medical attention from her dentist for hypoesthesia and pain in the area of the mental nerve distribution.