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

Abraham Spierer*, Shoshana Spierer

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-30
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry
Volume24
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 1999
Externally publishedYes

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