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Synonyms for angle

Synonyms for angle

to try to obtain something, usually by subtleness and cunning


the particular angle from which something is considered

the position from which something is observed or considered

a clever, unexpected new trick or method

to swerve from a straight line

to cause to move, especially at an angle

to direct (material) to the interests of a particular group

Synonyms for angle

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We realised that inferior and anterior relocation was much easier by holding at the angle of mandible and retracting forward.
For this, fixed bony landmarks like angle of mandible, symphysis menti and thyroid notch are used to take measurements.
The angle of mandible is more prone to complications among all the mandibular fractures.4 Many treatment options are suggested in literature but still the treatment of angle of mandible is subject to many controversies.2
Incision was made from right angle of mandible to the left angle of mandible.
Risdon incision was made extraorally distractor was oriented at the angle of mandible. Mandibular osteotomy was done.
On clinical examination diffuse swelling was present on right side of the face at the angle of mandible. Swelling was 5 x 4 cm in size.
The anterior branch joins with the facial vein slightly inferior and anterior to the angle of mandible to form common facial vein that drains into internal jugular vein.
CASE HISTORY: A 12 year old boy presented with the defect over right angle of mandible [Figure 1].
Buccal cortices were fractured on both sides at anterior limit of angle of mandible. Distractors were fixed at pre-decided positions keeping the vector of growth in mind.
Fracture at the angle of the mandible with a tooth in the line of fracture are more likely to become infected than at other sites4.The relation of the third molar with weakening of angle mandible has been proved by the study of Ueno et al.5 Rietzik et al in comparative study conclude that unerupted third molars are more signifi- cant in fracture of angle of mandible than the erupted third molar.6
On extra oral examination, a swelling of size 4x5 centimeters cm was seen extending anteroposteriorly from the right lower border of mandible till the right angle of mandible. The swelling was hard in consistency, surface was smooth and tender on palpation.