Blindness secondary to injections in the nose, mouth, and face: Cause and prevention

D. E. McCleve, J. C. Goldstein

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Abstract

The potential hazard of blindness from injections in the face, nose, and mouth and the mechanisms by which this complication takes place are discussed. Precautionary measures, which we originally recommended for nasal turbinate injections, appear to be applicable for all injections in this area. We encourage their usage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)182-188
Number of pages7
JournalEar, nose, & throat journal
Volume74
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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