Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
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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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12001
Scope and Contents
Typed case summary, correspondence, notes and chart relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 63 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: paroxysmal trigeminal neuralgia; facial pain; hypertension; and conjunctivitis. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.