nerve block

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nerve block

n.
A blocking of the passage of impulses along a nerve, especially by administration of a local anesthetic.
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nerve block

n
(Medicine) induction of anaesthesia in a specific part of the body by injecting a local anaesthetic close to the sensory nerves that supply it
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Aribogan, "Management of isolated infraorbital neuralgia by ultrasound-guided infraorbital nerve block with combination of steroid and local anesthetic," Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, vol.
(b) Infraorbital nerve block. (c) Medial canthal nerve block.
It is important to identify the infraorbital neurovascular bundle during surgery involving the midface and maxillary sinuses and when administering the infraorbital nerve block because injury to infraorbital neurovascular bundle carries a significant morbidity including numbness of the upper lip, lateral wall of the nose, lower lid, and the infraorbital region of the affected side and may pose significant implications to the patient's quality of life [4].
Thus, we performed infraorbital nerve block 6 times on each patient for treatment and once just before neurolysis for diagnostic purposes.
Additionally, infraorbital nerve block was also performed with 2% Lignocaine hydrochloride (Xylocaine (b)).