Peripheral facial nerve paralysis after dental procedure

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Number of pages: 15-17
Year-Number: 2022-1

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Peripheral facial paralysis is the loss of muscle function of part or all of the face due to mononeuropathy of the 7th cranial nerve. Its etiology is not fully known. general thought; It is known that the clinical picture develops due to compression or damage to the 7th cranial nerve for any reason. In addition, rare causes of peripheral facial paralysis include; It is also stated that peripheral facial paralysis may develop after local anesthetic agents applied for dental procedures.
In this study; A case of peripheral facial paralysis developed shortly after applying a local anesthetic with adrenaline and lidocaine to the molar tooth to perform a dental procedure is presented.

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