Trigeminal neuralgia: Neurosurgical management options Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

abstract

  • The lancinating facial pain of trigeminal neuralgia usually responds to medical treatment. However, in some patients, trigeminal neuralgia is refractory to drug therapy. In addition, some patients are unable to tolerate the side effects of medication. In these cases, several safe and effective surgical procedures are available for the treatment of this common facial pain syndrome.

publication date

  • November 1996

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 8952240

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1635

end page

  • 9; quiz 1666

volume

  • 127

number

  • 11