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Table 1 The IAN injury relation to anatomical structures and dental variables based on univariate analysis

From: Evaluating the presence of IAN injury in patients with juxta-apical radiolucency after third molar surgery: a retrospective cohort study

Variables JAR group JAR- group P value
Sex no. (%)    
Female 14 (73.7 %) 6 (60.0 %) 0.675
Male 5 (26.3 %) 4 (40.0 %)
Age mean ± SD 26.05 ± 3.734 26.30 ± 4.001 0.870
Tooth angulation N (%)    
Mesioangular 9 (39.1 %) 7 (58.3 %) 0.362
Distoangular 2 (8.7 %) 1 (8.3 %)
Vertical 8 (34.8 %) 1 (8.3 %)
Horizontal 4 (17.4 %) 3 (25.0 %)
Proximity to IAN N (%)    
Distant 3 (13.0 %) 0 (0.0 %) 0.305
Preserved cortex 6 (26.1 %) 4 (33.3 %)
Without preserved cortex 14 (60.9 %) 8 (66.7 %)
Position N (%)    
Superior 5 (21.7 %) 6 (50.0 %) 0.052
Inferior 3 (13.0 %) 2 (16.7 %)
Buccal 4 (17.4 %) 2 (16.7 %)
Lingual 11 (47.8 %) 2 (16.7 %)
Lingual cortical plate thinning N (%)    
J0 1 (4.3 %) 5 (41.7 %) 0.012
J1 6 (26.1 %) 1 (8.3 %)
J2 5 (21.7 %) 1 (8.3 %)
J3 6 (26.1 %) 3 (25.0 %)
J4 5 (21.7 %) 2 (16.7 %)