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Hematoma in the Bucco-Mandibular Space: First Case Report



Abstract

Our previous studies based on intraoral dissection of fresh cadavers revealed that the fissure and loose connective tissues deep to the mucosa between the incisivus labii inferioris muscle and buccinator muscle form the entrance of the newly discovered bucco-mandibular space. To support the clinical significance of this space, we report the finding of a hematoma within this space in an adult fresh cadaver. Such a finding lends credence to studying the bucco-mandibular space and might help better understand the spread of some infections in the oral region.



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Hematoma in the Bucco-Mandibular Space: First Case Report


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Joe Iwanaga

Seattle Science Foundation

Charlotte Wilson Corresponding Author

Seattle Science Foundation

Emre Yilmaz

Swedish Medical Center, Swedish Neuroscience Institute

Cameron K. Schmidt

Clinical Anatomy, Seattle Science Foundation

Rod J. Oskouian

Neurosurgery, Complex Spine, Swedish Neuroscience Institute

R. Shane Tubbs

Neurosurgery, Seattle Science Foundation


Ethics Statement and Conflict of Interest Disclosures

Human subjects: Consent was obtained by all participants in this study. This case report used a cadaveric human specimen. Conflicts of interest: In compliance with the ICMJE uniform disclosure form, all authors declare the following: Payment/services info: All authors have declared that no financial support was received from any organization for the submitted work. Financial relationships: All authors have declared that they have no financial relationships at present or within the previous three years with any organizations that might have an interest in the submitted work. Other relationships: All authors have declared that there are no other relationships or activities that could appear to have influenced the submitted work.

Acknowledgements

The authors wish to thank the individuals who donated their bodies for the advancement of education and research.


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  • Author Information
    Joe Iwanaga

    Seattle Science Foundation

    Charlotte Wilson Corresponding Author

    Seattle Science Foundation

    Emre Yilmaz

    Swedish Medical Center, Swedish Neuroscience Institute

    Cameron K. Schmidt

    Clinical Anatomy, Seattle Science Foundation

    Rod J. Oskouian

    Neurosurgery, Complex Spine, Swedish Neuroscience Institute

    R. Shane Tubbs

    Neurosurgery, Seattle Science Foundation


    Ethics Statement and Conflict of Interest Disclosures

    Human subjects: Consent was obtained by all participants in this study. This case report used a cadaveric human specimen. Conflicts of interest: In compliance with the ICMJE uniform disclosure form, all authors declare the following: Payment/services info: All authors have declared that no financial support was received from any organization for the submitted work. Financial relationships: All authors have declared that they have no financial relationships at present or within the previous three years with any organizations that might have an interest in the submitted work. Other relationships: All authors have declared that there are no other relationships or activities that could appear to have influenced the submitted work.

    Acknowledgements

    The authors wish to thank the individuals who donated their bodies for the advancement of education and research.


    Article Information

    Published: October 12, 2017

    DOI

    10.7759/cureus.1771

    Cite this article as:

    Iwanaga J, Wilson C, Yilmaz E, et al. (October 12, 2017) Hematoma in the Bucco-Mandibular Space: First Case Report. Cureus 9(10): e1771. doi:10.7759/cureus.1771

    Publication history

    Received by Cureus: October 02, 2017
    Peer review began: October 09, 2017
    Peer review concluded: October 10, 2017
    Published: October 12, 2017

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    Iwanaga et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0., which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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Abstract

Our previous studies based on intraoral dissection of fresh cadavers revealed that the fissure and loose connective tissues deep to the mucosa between the incisivus labii inferioris muscle and buccinator muscle form the entrance of the newly discovered bucco-mandibular space. To support the clinical significance of this space, we report the finding of a hematoma within this space in an adult fresh cadaver. Such a finding lends credence to studying the bucco-mandibular space and might help better understand the spread of some infections in the oral region.



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Joe Iwanaga, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Seattle Science Foundation

Charlotte Wilson, Research fellow

Seattle Science Foundation

For correspondence:
charlotte.wilson@colorado.edu

Emre Yilmaz

Swedish Medical Center, Swedish Neuroscience Institute

Cameron K. Schmidt

Clinical Anatomy, Seattle Science Foundation

Rod J. Oskouian, M.D.

Neurosurgery, Complex Spine, Swedish Neuroscience Institute

R. Shane Tubbs, Ph.D., Professor

Neurosurgery, Seattle Science Foundation

Joe Iwanaga, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Seattle Science Foundation

Charlotte Wilson, Research fellow

Seattle Science Foundation

For correspondence:
charlotte.wilson@colorado.edu

Emre Yilmaz

Swedish Medical Center, Swedish Neuroscience Institute

Cameron K. Schmidt

Clinical Anatomy, Seattle Science Foundation

Rod J. Oskouian, M.D.

Neurosurgery, Complex Spine, Swedish Neuroscience Institute

R. Shane Tubbs, Ph.D., Professor

Neurosurgery, Seattle Science Foundation