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Case 62

Harutomo Hasegawa, Matthew Crocker and Pawan Singh Minhas

in Oxford Case Histories in Neurosurgery

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2013 | ISBN: 9780199599837
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191753503 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199599837.003.0062

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 62

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A 60-year-old man was referred with a 3-year history of right-sided facial pain. The pain, which was described as ‘stabbing’, was in the cheek. It had been occasional but had now increased in frequency such that he was experiencing several episodes a day. The pain was triggered by anything that touched the face and when he ate or brushed his teeth. The severity was such that he could not eat or talk normally.

Chapter.  482 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurosurgery ; Pathology

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