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Quintessence Int. 2018;49(5):391-396. doi: 10.3290/j.qi.a40051.

Local anesthetic-induced myotoxicity as a cause of severe trismus after inferior alveolar nerve block.

Abstract

A case of a 60-year-old man with severe trismus after inferior alveolar nerve block is presented. MRI scans as well as histologic examination revealed muscle fibrosis and degeneration of the medial part of the left temporal muscle due to myotoxicity of a local anesthetic agent.

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29532814
DOI:
10.3290/j.qi.a40051

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