What are contraindications to infraorbital nerve block?

Updated: Jun 14, 2018
  • Author: Karen M Byrne, MD; Chief Editor: Meda Raghavendra (Raghu), MD  more...
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Contraindications for infraorbital nerve block include the following:

  • Any allergy or sensitivity to the anesthetic agent

  • Evidence of infection at the injection site

  • Distortion of anatomical landmarks

  • Uncooperative patient


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