A Systematic Review

Penatalaksanaan patah jarum akibat anastesi lokal pada ekstraksi gigi Management of broken needle cause by local anesthesia on teeth extraction

Saifuddin Kusuma N , Fonny Dahong, Muh. Ruslin

Saifuddin Kusuma N
Dokter gigi di Rumah Sakit Islam Samarinda, Samarinda. Email: saifuddinkusuma@yahoo.com

Fonny Dahong
Bagian Bedah Mulut, Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Hasanuddin, Makassar Indonesia

Muh. Ruslin
Bagian Bedah Mulut, Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Hasanuddin, Makassar Indonesia
Online First: October 30, 2012 | Cite this Article
N, S., Dahong, F., Ruslin, M. 2012. Penatalaksanaan patah jarum akibat anastesi lokal pada ekstraksi gigi Management of broken needle cause by local anesthesia on teeth extraction. Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science 11(3): 192-196.


Since the inroduction of disposable needles, breakage of needles within tissues have become extremely rare.
However, reports of needle breakage still appear. This paper discussed the cause of needle breakage, problem of
needle breakage, prevention of needle breakage, and management of needle breakage. If the needle broken during
anesthesia of the alveolar dental nerve process, the needle will probably be located in the pterygomandibular space.
It can migrate to vital structure.

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