Exacerbation of chronic pain after dental extractions in a patient with post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome

We report a case of difficult acute pain management in a patient with PTLDS who underwent dental extractions and required admission to an intensive care unit for pain control.
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research

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ConclusionThis review concludes that blue light poses maximum risk to cause retinal degeneration based on the evaluated studies. Most of the studies recommend the use of protective eyewear in order to limit exposure of the patient, operator and assistant to the LCUs. It is not advisable to stare directly into the light source and the recommended safe exposure times and distances for patient, operator and assistant must be strictly adhered to in the dental practice.
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