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Notes = A syndrome characterized by recurrent episodes of excruciating pain lasting several seconds or longer in the sensory distribution of the TRIGEMINAL NERVE. Pain may be initiated by stimulation of trigger points on the face, lips, or gums or by movement of facial muscles or chewing. Associated conditions include MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, vascular anomalies, ANEURYSMS, and neoplasms. ,Created For = LHSA-Dott
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Text of paper by Norman Dott on 'Facial Pain', delivered in June 1951. The material consists of the text of the paper, with summary, list of slides, and glossary of Scots terms used in poem by Robert Burns 'Address to the Tooth-Ache', with which paper opens. When the lecture was first delivered, these verses were spoken by Doctor A. Brownlie Smith and the item includes Dott's letter of instructions to him on his 'powerful declamation'.