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Stellate Ganglion Block for Treatment of Patient with Raynaud’s Syndrome

MV Anagha, Rangalakshmi, Gautam Das

Keywords : Raynaud’s syndrome, Stellate ganglion block, Ultrasonography

Citation Information : Anagha M, R, Das G. Stellate Ganglion Block for Treatment of Patient with Raynaud’s Syndrome. J Recent Adv Pain 2019; 5 (3):90-91.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10046-0149

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 25-04-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Raynaud’s syndrome is characterized by abnormal vascular constriction of digits and extremities from a widespread of interaction of sympathetic nervous system, vascular endothelium, and endocrine system. Our case report is about a 65-year-old female, farmer by occupation presenting with pain and discoloration of distal phalanx of index, middle, and ring fingers of right hand treated with stellate ganglion block under ultrasonography (USG) guidance with a combination of triamcinolone, 0.5% lignocaine, and normal saline. Post procedure, Horner’s syndrome noted to confirm the block, and 24 hours later, the patient had significant pain relief with slight improvement of the discoloration.

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