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2018 Aug 31

JA Clin Rep



Transient obturator nerve block with fascia iliaca compartment block following local infiltration for open inguinal herniorrhaphy.


Ilioinguinal nerve block is effective for analgesia after open inguinal herniorrhaphy. However, transient femoral nerve palsy can happen after the block. The ambulatory patients sometimes cannot discharge from the hospital with the motor deficiency. Here is described a case of fascia iliaca compartment block with complete obturator nerve block after surgical infiltration analgesia for open inguinal herniorrhaphy.