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Trigeminal Neuralgia and Atypical Facial Pain

Tabitha A. Washington, Khalilah Brown and Gilbert Fanciullo

in Pain

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Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199827602
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322909 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199827602.003.0011

Series: What Do I Do Now

Trigeminal Neuralgia and Atypical Facial Pain

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Trigeminal neuralgia is a debilitating disease that affects a subset of patients. This chapter focuses on the epidemiology, diagnostic criteria and management of patients. Special considerations to the elderly population who are at higher risk of developing side effects from treatment.

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Subjects: Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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