Trigeminal Neuralgia

(Tic douloureux) Trigeminal neuralgia is a severe paroxysmal, einschießender facial pain that is caused by a disorder of the fifth cranial nerve. The diagnosis is made clinically. Treatment is usually with carbamazepine or gabapentin, sometimes surgery is necessary. Trigeminal neuralgia affects mostly adults, especially the elderly. Trigeminal neuralgia is a severe paroxysmal, einschießender facial pain that is caused by a disorder of the fifth cranial nerve. The diagnosis is made…

September 3, 2018
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