Prolonged vertigo and ataxia after mandibular nerve block for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia

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Arvind Chaturvedi; H H Dash;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Journal of Anaesthesiology, Clinical Pharmacology, volume 27, issue 3, pages 386-388 (issn: 0970-9185, eissn: 2231-2730)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0970-9185.83689, pmc: PMC3161469
  • Subject: Anesthesiology | mandibular nerve block | vertigo | trigeminal neuralgia | Case Report | Craniofacial pain syndromes | RD78.3-87.3 | Pharmacy and materia medica | RS1-441
    mesheuropmc: otorhinolaryngologic diseases

Common complications of neurolytic mandibular nerve block are hypoesthesia, dysesthesia, and chemical neuritis. We report a rare complication, prolonged severe vertigo and ataxia, after neurolytic mandibular blockade in a patient suffering from trigeminal neuralgia. Cor... View more
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