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Functional Pain: Trigeminal Neuralgia

By | November 18, 2011

Trigeminal Neuralgia is a fascinating chronic pain condition involving recurrent attacks of facial pain.  Patients describe a burning pain or a lancinating pain in the distribution of one or more branches of the fifth cranial nerve. The cause is unknown in most cases. Gross and microscopic examination of the involved nerves is typically unremarkable. Medical […]

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