Trigeminal neuralgia is a mainly a chronic pain condition that usually affects the trigeminal nerve which carries sensation from face to the brain. Trigeminal neuralgia is a kind of neuropathic pain associated with nerve injury or nerve lesions. Trigeminal neuralgia can occur with a variety of conditions. Trigeminal neuralgia also called as tic douloureux. The pain in this syndrome is generally triggered, for example by light touch and can described as stabbing, shooting, excruciating or burning.
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Last date updated on September, 2014