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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 138-140

Stellate ganglion intervention for pain associated with morphea


1 Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anaesthesiology, AIIMS, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
2 Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, AIIMS, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
3 Department of Anatomy, AIIMS, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ravi Shankar Sharma
Room No. 16, OPD Block, Pain OPD, AIIMS, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand - 249 203
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijpn.ijpn_58_20

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Morphea is an autoimmune connective tissue disease of unrevealed etiology. It is associated with skin changes in the form of thickening along with deposition of excess of collagen in the affected lesion. Pain associated with morphea is usually a rare finding and is refractory to conventional analgesics. Hence, here we discuss a case of morphea with debilitating pain, that was successfully managed with stellate ganglion block.


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