Penetrating globe injury is a possible complication after ocular local anesthesia (including peribulbar and retrobulbar blocks).1-3 Regional nerve blocks of the face are frequently performed by a variety of physicians, including anesthesiologists, otolaryngologists, and other facial surgeons. We describe a case of penetrating globe injury that occurred during an extraoral infraorbital block due to passage of the needle through the infraorbital canal.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery|
|State||Published - Apr 1 2011|
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