Trigeminal Neuralgia

An excellent review article on Trigeminal Neuralgia, has just come out in the NEJM(1). Here is a quick summary. FACTS Usually affects the mandibular or maxillary division of the Trigeminal Nerve F>M Right face > left. Bilateral is rare – look for other causes CLINICAL PICTURE Trigeminal Neuralgia is diagnosed clinically and must have 3…

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