A Case of Transient Diplopia and Ophthalmoplegia Following Dental Anesthesia

Tunde Peto, L Seres, G Petho, Z Peto

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Abstract

Dental anesthesia is one of the most frequently performed medical procedures. Although the frequency of ocular complications is extremely low, these reactions can be highly alarming and may bring up medicolegal issues when they do occur. Dentists and oral surgeons should be well-informed of these adverse reactions and should be aware that both ophthalmologists and emergency physicians might be required to care for these patients.
LanguageEnglish
JournalNigerian Journal of Clinical Practice
Early online date14 Aug 2019
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Publication statusEarly online date - 14 Aug 2019

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Dental Anesthesia
Ophthalmoplegia
Diplopia
Dentists
Patient Care
Emergencies
Physicians
Ophthalmologists
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

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A Case of Transient Diplopia and Ophthalmoplegia Following Dental Anesthesia. / Peto, Tunde; Seres, L ; Petho, G ; Peto , Z.

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