What is the dorsal penile nerve block approach for penile lacerations?

Updated: May 21, 2018
  • Author: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Meda Raghavendra (Raghu), MD  more...
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  • Use a 27-ga needle to raise a skin wheal.

  • Insert the needle subcutaneously through the skin wheal to infiltrate the local anesthetic on both sides of the skin laceration.

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