auriculopalpebral

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auriculopalpebral

pertaining to the ear and eyelid.

auriculopalpebral nerve block
block anesthesia of the auriculopalpebral nerve as it proceeds from the base of the ear over the zygomatic arch. Used to immobilize the eyelids (it does not anesthetize them) for examination of the conjunctival sac. Needs to be complemented with topical anesthetic for removal of foreign bodies.
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Many authors have suggested tranquilization, auriculopalpebral nerve block and anesthetic eye drops to perform tonometry in horses (CARASTRO, 2004; WILKIE & GILGER, 2004).
Effect of auriculopalpebral nerve block and intravenous administration of xylazine on intraocular pressure and corneal thickness in horses.
Occular dermoid cysts, that are misplaced embryonic cutaneous tissue were excised surgically under auriculopalpebral nerve block.
After an anesthetic (2 drops of Xylocaine 4%) instillation over the corneal surface and auriculopalpebral nerve block each lid was everted.
In our case, penetrating foreign body was removed successfully by an artery forceps under auriculopalpebral nerve block along with retrobulbar nerve block in standing position of animal.
In present case, penetrating foreign body (wooden splinter) was removed successfully by an artery forceps under auriculopalpebral nerve block along with retrobulbar nerve block in a buffalo.
and positioned in lateral recumbency with affected eye facing dorsally and auriculopalpebral nerve block was used to prevent eyelid movement during surgery.
The tumor was successfully excised after physical restraining, auriculopalpebral nerve block and local infiltration.
The animal was restrained physically then auriculopalpebral nerve block with 2% Lidocaine followed by local infiltration around tumor mass was carried.
The area just caudal to lateral canthus was shaved and swabbed with spirit for Peterson's and Auriculopalpebral nerve block.