Auriculotemporal and Zygomaticotemporal Nerve Block

  • Siddharth Chavali
  • Girija Prasad Rath


Entrapment of the auriculotemporal nerve (ATN) could possibly be the most frequent of all the trigeminal headaches. Classically, the patient presents with complaints of headache in the area of temple. There are two main presentations when the ATN is involved: auriculotemporal neuralgia and auriculotemporal syndrome.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Siddharth Chavali
    • 1
  • Girija Prasad Rath
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical Care Neurosciences CentreAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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