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persistent idiopathic facial pain


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(atypical facial pain, chronic idiopathic facial pain) a neuralgia that has no known cause and is typified by pain in the face that does not fit the distribution of nerves. It may be stress-related, and in some cases appears to be associated with defective metabolism of tyramine. Treatment may involve the use of antidepressants.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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