Cervical sympathetic block following intraoral local anesthesia

Robert L. Campbell, Louis G. Mercuri, Josep Van Sickels

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The sympathetic block of the nerves supplying the head, neck, and arm (Horner's syndrome) resulted from a misdirected intraoral local anesthetic injection. The anatomy of the fascial spaces and the potential risk of infection are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)223-226
Number of pages4
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Dentistry (all)


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