A glossopharyngeal is characterized by recurrent severe attacks of pain in the innervation of the IX. and X. cranial nerves (posterior pharynx, tonsil, tongue base, middle ear, below the jaw angle). The diagnosis is made clinically. is usually treated with carbamazepine or gabapentin. A glossopharyngeal stirred sometimes from one nerve compression by an aberrant, pulsating artery forth, similar to trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm. The nerve can be compressed in…

September 3, 2018