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Clinical Manual of Trigeminal Neuralgia

1st Edition

By M. Alan Stiles, Somsak Mitrirattanakul, James Evans

CRC Press

136 pages

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Research into pain has grown exponentially over the past few years, and our understanding of mechanism and pharmacology has also developed. Trigeminal neuralgia often goes unrecognized or is mistaken for other causes of facial pain, and while the cause often cannot be determined, it can be associated with multiple sclerosis, herpes zoster, and vari

Table of Contents

Evaluation of the Facial Pain Patient. History of Illness. Physical Examination. Diagnostic Testing. Trigeminal Neuralgia-Differential Diagnosis. Diagnosis of Trigeminal Neuralgia. Differential Diagnosis of Facial Pain Disorders. The Clinical Approach to Trigeminal Neuralgia Treatment. Pathogenesis of Trigeminal Neuralgia. Medical Approach to Managing Trigeminal Neuralgia. Surgical Approach to Managing Trigeminal Neuralgia. Medical Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia. Medications for Preventing Trigeminal Neuralgia. Medications for the Acute Trigeminal Neuralgia Attack. Surgical Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia. Injections and Rhizotomies. Decompression of the Trigeminal Nerve (The Janetta Procedure). Gamma Knife Surgery. Treatment of Refractory Cases of Trigeminal Neuralgia. Medication Management. Surgical Options. Nonpharmacologic Therapy. Recommended Reading

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Pain Management
MEDICAL / Neurology
MEDICAL / Surgery / General