atypical trigeminal neuralgia

a·typ·i·cal tri·gem·i·nal neu·ral·gi·a

periodic pain in any region of the face, teeth, tongue, and occasionally in the occipital or shoulder area, which lasts several minutes to several days but has no trigger point and lacks the paroxysmal character of tic douloureux.

a·typ·i·cal tri·gem·i·nal neu·ral·gi·a

(ā-tipi-kăl trī-jemi-năl nūr-aljē-ă)
Periodic pain in any region of the face, teeth, tongue, and occasionally in the occipital or shoulder area, which lasts several minutes to several days but has no trigger point and lacks the paroxysmal character of tic douloureux.
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Laser Med Center has had a great deal of success treating the pain associated with Classic and Atypical Trigeminal Neuralgia as well as Post-herpetic Neuralgia and Atypical Facial Pain.
Atypical trigeminal neuralgia was excluded from the multicenter studies that established the gamma knife's benefits in patients with facial pain, he noted.
We firmly believe the gamma knife is an effective treatment option for people with atypical trigeminal neuralgia.
The study included patients with traditionally defined trigeminal neuralgia (TN) and atypical trigeminal neuralgia (ATN).
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