Transient extraocular muscle palsy resulting from inferior alveolar nerve block in children

Goldschleger Eye Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hasomer, Israel.
The Journal of clinical pediatric dentistry (Impact Factor: 0.35). 02/1999; 24(1):29-30.
Source: PubMed


Transient extraocular muscle palsy after inferior alveolar nerve block was described in adults. Two children who had dental treatment under inferior alveolar nerve block developed this complication. One child suffered from lateral rectus muscle palsy, and the other child from levator palpebral muscle palsy. Both cases recovered spontaneously after a short time.

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