What is the scope of the field block technique for ear anesthesia?

Updated: Jun 14, 2018
  • Author: Daniel J Hutchens, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Meda Raghavendra (Raghu), MD  more...
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This field block, depicted below, provides anesthesia to the earlobe and lateral helix (greater auricular and lesser occipital nerve branches).

Technique to anesthetize the earlobe and lateral h Technique to anesthetize the earlobe and lateral helix.

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