Complications of stellate ganglion block are all except?
B. Cardiac arrest
D. Mueller’s syndrome
Correct answer : D. Mueller’s syndrome
- Mueller’s syndrome is a sign of successful stellate ganglion block in which there is warmth of the face and injection of the tympanic membrane.
- Other signs of successful stellate ganglion block include:
- Horner’s syndrome
- flushing of conjunctiva and sclera
- increase in skin temperature
- engorged veins of the arm
- flushing of cheek, face, neck and arm
- anhidrosis of the face and neck
- stuffiness of the nostril
- Complications of stellate ganglion block include:
- perforation of oesophagus
- cardiac arrest
- intercostal neuralgia.