A modified auriculotemporal nerve block for regional anesthesia of the temporomandibular joint.

@article{Donlon1984AMA,
  title={A modified auriculotemporal nerve block for regional anesthesia of the temporomandibular joint.},
  author={William C Donlon and M P Truta and Lewis Roy Eversole},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={1984},
  volume={42 8},
  pages={544-5}
}
A technique for producing regional auriculotemporal nerve analgesia is described. Undesirable side effects have been minimized by avoiding facial nerve branches and blood vessels, and injection at the site of the nerve trunk.