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Glossopharyngeal Nerve Block

  • Hidekimi FukuiEmail author
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Abstract

Glossopharyngeal nerve block is performed to treat glossopharyngeal neuralgia in which severe paroxysmal pain occurs in the tongue base and pharynx as well as deep in the ear.

Keywords

Glossopharyngeal nerve Local anesthetic 

References

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    Naganuma Y. Glossopharyngeal nerve block. In: Nerve block method. 2nd ed. Tokyo: Igakusyoin; 2000. p. 40–2. (in Japanese).Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Hosokawa T. Glossopharyngeal nerve block. Pain Clinic. 2011;32:S55–62. (in Japanese)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology, Tokyo Medical UniversityTokyoJapan

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