Introduction: Trigeminal neuralgia


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Trigeminal neuralgia: Facial pain associated with the trigeminal nerve.

Trigeminal neuralgia: Trigeminal neuralgia, also called tic douloureux, is a condition that affects the trigeminal nerve (the 5th cranial nerve), one of the largest nerves in the head. The trigeminal nerve is responsible for sending impulses of touch, pain, pressure, and temperature to the brain from the face, jaw, gums, forehead, and around the eyes. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Trigeminal Neuralgia Information Page: NINDS

Last revision: April 2, 2003

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