What is the scope of auriculotemporal nerve 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 technique, shown in the image below, provides anesthesia to the helix and tragus (auriculotemporal nerve).

Technique to anesthetize the helix and tragus. Technique to anesthetize the helix and tragus.

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