Paresthesia is an altered sensation of the skin, manifesting as numbness, partial loss of local sensitivity, burning, or tingling. The inferior alveolar nerve IAN is the third branch of the trigeminal nerve and is very important in dental treatment. IAN paresthesia may occur after various dental procedures such as simple anesthetic injections, surgical procedures, and endodontic treatment, and is reported to range from 0. The altered sensation usually follows immediately after the procedure, and reports of late onset of nerve involvement are rare. This report presents a rare case of delayed paresthesia after dental surgery and discusses the pathophysiology of IAN delayed paresthesia. Paresthesia is an altered sensation of the skin, manifesting as numbness, partial loss of local sensitivity, burning, or tingling [ 1 ].
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The patient felt an electric shock on his tongue while I was inserting the needle for the block. I had not injected anything yet. Is there a different way to manage the paresthesia if you know it is from trauma or from anesthetic toxicity? Suham Alexander provided this quick initial response. Paresthesia is defined as a persistent anesthesia or altered sensation that extends beyond the expected duration of anesthesia.
Peripheral facial nerve palsy FNP is a common neuropathy of cranial nerves. However, it is a rare condition in dental treatment and may be associated with local anesthetic injections. Initial trauma to facial nerve cab is usually minor. In this instance, a complete and rapid recovery is expected and most cases resolve within 12 hours.