numb chin syndrome

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numb chin syn·drome

n. síndrome del mentón entumecido, pérdida de sensación y parestesia con calambre en un lado del mentón y el labio inferior como resultado de una condición de infiltración neoplásica del nervio mental ipsilateral obstruido por un mioloma o un carcinoma de la mama o de la próstata.
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Numb chin syndrome (NCS) is characterized by hypoesthesia, paresthesia, thermalgesic anesthesia, or pain over the chin in the region supplied by the mental nerve, a terminal branch of the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve.
The most notable are recurrent cancers in the breast, lung and prostate, as well as leukemia and lymphoma; however, the strongest relationship with numb chin syndrome has been with breast cancer and lymphoma.
A 48-year-old man was referred to our laryngology clinic, complaining of pain in the left mandible and numb chin syndrome.
Slightly discomfort or pain, swelling, numb chin syndrome, bone swelling, gingival mass, even though a pathologic fracture may be clinically evident.
Unusual presentation of multiple myeloma with unilateral visual loss and numb chin syndrome in a young adult.