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Suspected trigeminal nerve neuropathy causing persistent idiopathic facial pain: a report of four cases

September 06, 2019

Persistent idiopathic facial pain is often a disabling condition for patients. Due to a lack of agreed upon diagnostic criteria and varied symptomatology, the diagnosis of persistent idiopathic facial pain is elusive and remains one of exclusion. It is typically described as a unilateral, deep, poorly localized pain in the territory of the trigeminal nerve,

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Pseudo-temporomandibular joint pain-dysfunction syndrome

August 14, 2014

A case of pseudo TMJ-PDS is presented in which a classical sternomastoid trigger point syndrome mimicks dysfunction of the TMJ. Key points in the differential diagnosis are discussed. (JCCA 1988; 32(3):143-144) Key Words: temporomandibular, sternomastoid, facial pain, trigger point, chiropractic Un cas de pseudo TMJ-PDS dans lequel un syndrome de zone gâchette sterno-mastoïdienne classique simule

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Trigeminal neuralgia and chiropractic care: a case report

June 11, 2014

The following case describes a 68 year-old woman with a 7½ year history of worsening head and neck pain diagnosed as trigeminal neuralgia following surgical resection of a brain tumor. After years of unsuccessful management with medication and physical therapies, a therapeutic trial of chiropractic was carried out. Chiropractic care included ultrasound, manual therapies (manipulation

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