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Table 1 Etiology of Numb Chin Syndrome (NCS)

From: A case report: Numb Chin Syndrome due to thalamic infarction: a rare case

Nonmalignant EtiologiesMalignant Etiologies
Dental or iatrogenic EtiologiesSystemic or other Etiologies
InfectiousNon-infectiousInfectiousAutoimmuneOtherOropharyngalOther
Mandibular osteomyelitis
Periapical infection
Periapical abscess
Mandibular surgery
Orthognathic surgery
Benign tumor
Odontogenic cysts
Facial trauma
Dental anesthesia
Salivary gland biopsy
HIV
Syphilis
Lyme disease
Chronic inflammatory de-myelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)
Sarcoidosis
Multiple sclerosis
Systemic lupus erthematosus
Giant cell arteritis
Primary arteritis nodosa
Sjögren’s syndrome
Sickle cell disease
Diabetic polyneuropathy
Amyloidosis
Aneurysms
Bisphosponate therapy
Mefloquine
Nasopharyngeal cancer
Oral cavity/oropharyngeal cancer
Breast cancer
Lung cancer
Hematological malignancy
Lhymphoma
Renal tumor
Malignant melanoma
Gastrointestinal cancer
Multiple myeloma
Prostate cancer
Glioblastoma
Medulloblastoma
Osteosarcoma
Rhabdomyosarcoma
Thyroid cancer