Fothergill disease


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Related to Fothergill disease: trigeminal neuralgia, trigeminal neuropathy

tri·gem·i·nal neu·ral·gi·a

[MIM*190400]
severe, paroxysmal bursts of pain in one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve; often induced by touching trigger points in or about the mouth.

an·gi·nose scar·la·ti·na

, scarlatina anginosa (an'ji-nōs skahr'lă-tē'nă, an-jē-nō'să)
A form of scarlatina in which the throat affliction is unusually severe.
Synonym(s): Fothergill disease (2) .

tri·gem·i·nal neu·ral·gi·a

(trī-jem'i-năl nūr-al'jē-ă)
Severe, paroxysmal bursts of pain in one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve; often induced by touching trigger points in or about the mouth.
Synonym(s): Fothergill disease (1) , Fothergill neuralgia, prosopalgia, prosoponeuralgia, tic douloureux, trifacial neuralgia.

Fothergill disease

(foth′ĕr-gil)
[John Fothergill, Brit. physician, 1712–1780]
1. Scarlatina anginosa, an ulcerative sore throat present in severe scarlet fever.
2. Trigeminal neuralgia.

Fothergill,

John, English physician, 1712-1780.
Fothergill disease - severe, paroxysmal bursts of pain in one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve. Synonym(s): anginose scarlatina; Fothergill neuralgia; trigeminal neuralgia
Fothergill neuralgia - Synonym(s): Fothergill disease
Fothergill sign - in rectus sheath hematoma, the hematoma produces a mass that does not cross the midline and remains palpable when the rectus muscle is tense.