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

Ngeow, Wei Cheong and 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
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: 21 Mar 2012 02:43
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 08:48
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/2948

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