link
Bookmarks
Pudendal Nerve Block
Jad S. Husseini, MD
To access 4,300 diagnoses written by the world's leading experts in radiology, please log in or subscribe.Log inSubscribe

KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Preprocedure

      • Procedure

        • Post Procedure

          • Outcomes

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Pudendal nerve (PN)
            • Definitions

              • Corticosteroid/anesthetic injection around PN at level of ischial spine or within Alcock canal

            PREPROCEDURE

            • Indications

              • Contraindications

                • Preprocedure Imaging

                  • Getting Started

                    PROCEDURE

                    • Patient Position/Location

                      • Equipment Preparation

                        • Procedure Steps

                          • Findings and Reporting

                            • Alternative Procedures/Therapies

                              POST PROCEDURE

                              • Expected Outcome

                                • Things To Do

                                  • Things To Avoid

                                    OUTCOMES

                                    • Problems

                                      • Complications

                                        Selected References

                                        1. Kastler A et al: Dual site pudendal nerve infiltration: more than just a diagnostic test? Pain Physician. 21(1):83-90, 2018
                                        2. Labat JJ et al: Adding corticosteroids to the pudendal nerve block for pudendal neuralgia: a randomised, double-blind, controlled trial. BJOG. 124(2):251-60, 2017
                                        3. Petrov-Kondratov V et al: Pulsed radiofrequency ablation of pudendal nerve for treatment of a case of refractory pelvic pain. Pain Physician. 20(3):E451-4, 2017
                                        4. Wadhwa V et al: Pudendal nerve and branch neuropathy: magnetic resonance neurography evaluation. Acta Radiol. 58(6):726-33, 2017
                                        5. Antolak S Jr et al: Measuring the quality of pudendal nerve perineural injections. Pain Physician. 19(4):299-306, 2016
                                        6. Mamlouk MD et al: CT-guided nerve block for pudendal neuralgia: diagnostic and therapeutic implications. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 203(1):196-200, 2014
                                        7. Filippiadis DK et al: CT-guided percutaneous infiltration for the treatment of Alcock's neuralgia. Pain Physician. 14(2):211-5, 2011
                                        8. Fanucci E et al: Role of interventional radiology in pudendal neuralgia: a description of techniques and review of the literature. Radiol Med. 114(3):425-36, 2009
                                        9. Labat JJ et al: Diagnostic criteria for pudendal neuralgia by pudendal nerve entrapment (Nantes criteria). Neurourol Urodyn. 27(4):306-10, 2008
                                        10. Hough DM et al: Chronic perineal pain caused by pudendal nerve entrapment: anatomy and CT-guided perineural injection technique. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 181(2):561-7, 2003
                                        Related Anatomy
                                        Loading...
                                        Related Differential Diagnoses
                                        Loading...
                                        References
                                        Tables

                                        Tables

                                        KEY FACTS

                                        • Terminology

                                          • Preprocedure

                                            • Procedure

                                              • Post Procedure

                                                • Outcomes

                                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                                  • Abbreviations

                                                    • Pudendal nerve (PN)
                                                  • Definitions

                                                    • Corticosteroid/anesthetic injection around PN at level of ischial spine or within Alcock canal

                                                  PREPROCEDURE

                                                  • Indications

                                                    • Contraindications

                                                      • Preprocedure Imaging

                                                        • Getting Started

                                                          PROCEDURE

                                                          • Patient Position/Location

                                                            • Equipment Preparation

                                                              • Procedure Steps

                                                                • Findings and Reporting

                                                                  • Alternative Procedures/Therapies

                                                                    POST PROCEDURE

                                                                    • Expected Outcome

                                                                      • Things To Do

                                                                        • Things To Avoid

                                                                          OUTCOMES

                                                                          • Problems

                                                                            • Complications

                                                                              Selected References

                                                                              1. Kastler A et al: Dual site pudendal nerve infiltration: more than just a diagnostic test? Pain Physician. 21(1):83-90, 2018
                                                                              2. Labat JJ et al: Adding corticosteroids to the pudendal nerve block for pudendal neuralgia: a randomised, double-blind, controlled trial. BJOG. 124(2):251-60, 2017
                                                                              3. Petrov-Kondratov V et al: Pulsed radiofrequency ablation of pudendal nerve for treatment of a case of refractory pelvic pain. Pain Physician. 20(3):E451-4, 2017
                                                                              4. Wadhwa V et al: Pudendal nerve and branch neuropathy: magnetic resonance neurography evaluation. Acta Radiol. 58(6):726-33, 2017
                                                                              5. Antolak S Jr et al: Measuring the quality of pudendal nerve perineural injections. Pain Physician. 19(4):299-306, 2016
                                                                              6. Mamlouk MD et al: CT-guided nerve block for pudendal neuralgia: diagnostic and therapeutic implications. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 203(1):196-200, 2014
                                                                              7. Filippiadis DK et al: CT-guided percutaneous infiltration for the treatment of Alcock's neuralgia. Pain Physician. 14(2):211-5, 2011
                                                                              8. Fanucci E et al: Role of interventional radiology in pudendal neuralgia: a description of techniques and review of the literature. Radiol Med. 114(3):425-36, 2009
                                                                              9. Labat JJ et al: Diagnostic criteria for pudendal neuralgia by pudendal nerve entrapment (Nantes criteria). Neurourol Urodyn. 27(4):306-10, 2008
                                                                              10. Hough DM et al: Chronic perineal pain caused by pudendal nerve entrapment: anatomy and CT-guided perineural injection technique. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 181(2):561-7, 2003