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Developments in Anaesthetics & Pain Management

Local anesthetic infiltration vs. nervous blocks in face’s skin lesions: What’s new?

  • Open or Close Troisi F1, Grippaudo F2, Collini S2 , Brancadoro D3 and Arrico L4*

    1Sant’Andrea Hospital, Operative Unit of Anesthesia, Grottarossa, Italy

    2Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sense Organs, University Sapienza, Italy

    3Department of Medical Surgical Sciences and Translational Medicine, University Sapienza, Italy

    4Department of Sense Organs, University Sapienza, Italy

    *Corresponding author: Loredana Arrico, Department of Sense Organs, Glaucoma Center University of Rome Sapienza , Via del Policlinico 155, 00161, Italy

Submission: May 22, 2018; Published: July 19, 2018

Volume1 Issue4
July 2018


Skin tumors are the most common type of cancer. They are localized throughout the body, more frequently in those regions chronically exposed to sun, like face, scalp and neck, compromising aesthetic appearance. Non-melanoma skin tumors are the most numerous occurring; based on the AIRTUM report (Associazione Italiana Registro Tumori), men are predominantly interested, while in woman is second only to breast cancer. 120 new cases on average of non-melanoma are registered every 100,000 men and 90 cases every 100,000 women [1,2].

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