Numbness of the ear following inferior alveolar nerve block: the forgotten complication

Ngeow, W. C.; Chai, W. L. (2009) Numbness of the ear following inferior alveolar nerve block: the forgotten complication. British Dental Journal, 207 (1). pp. 19-21. ISSN 0007-0610

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    Abstract

    This article presents a distant complication in the auricle following the administration of a standard inferior alveolar nerve block. The patient experienced profound numbness of the auricle on the ipsilateral side of the injection that lasted for about an hour following unintended injection to the auriculotemporal nerve.

    Item Type: Article
    Creators:
    1. Ngeow, W. C.(Univ. Malaya)
    2. Chai, W. L.
    Journal or Publication Title: British Dental Journal
    Additional Information: Times Cited: 0 Ngeow, W. C. Chai, W. L.
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Anesthesia; Injection; Amaurosis; Anatomy
    Subjects: R Medicine
    R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
    R Medicine > RK Dentistry
    Divisions: Faculty of Dentistry > Dept of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
    Depositing User: Dr Wei Cheong Ngeow
    Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2012 16:52
    Last Modified: 21 Mar 2012 10:43
    URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/2886

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