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Mental nerve neuropathy is a peripheral sensory neuropathy, characterized by acute numbness of the chin area. It is a rare entity with diverse aetiology including, among others, local odontogenic causes and malignancy. In rare cases, it might be associated with sickle cell disease, due to the combined presence of hyperviscosity and the sinuous course of the mental nerve and artery through the mental foramen. The authors present the case of an adolescent girl with numb chin symptoms during adoi:10.25754/pjp.2018.12793 fatcat:442prn5x3zdvrmbjrztu4hi7wu