Bilateral ‘coronoid foramina’ with accessory foramina on the ‘lateral aspect of ramus’ of mandible: an unseen variance discovery in humans
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The normal flexibility in morphology and topography of body structures may be termed as an anatomical variation. This manuscript, aims to present a unique discovery of ‘coronoid foramina’ bilaterally along with bilateral accessory foramina over the ‘lateral aspect of the ramus of the mandible’ which has never been seen or documented in the literature so far in a live patient. It is noteworthy to realize a trait of phylogenetic context in these discoveries.
KeywordsMandible Coronoid foramina Lateral accessory foramina Mandibular foramen Mandibular canal
The author thanks the patient for his kind co-operation in the investigations and the consent rendered to illustrate the findings in the manuscript.
There was no funding for this study.
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The author declares that there is no conflict of interest.
All the findings were incidental and not planned procedural study. The patient was informed about the peculiar findings in him and an informed signed consent was taken with permission to use his data for research publication purposes.
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