Sphenopalatine Ganglion Analgesia.

  title={Sphenopalatine Ganglion Analgesia.},
  journal={Current review of pain},
  volume={3 5},
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  • Published 1999 in Current review of pain
The sphenopalatine ganglion and its involvement in the pathogenesis of pain has been the subject of debate for the last 90 years. The ganglion is a complex neural center composed of sensory, motor, and autonomic nerves, which makes it difficult to determine its pathophysiology. Current indications for blockade of the sphenopalatine ganglion include sphenopalatine and trigeminal neuralgia, migraine and cluster headaches, and atypical facial pain. Methods of blockade use local anesthetics… CONTINUE READING

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