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Therapeutic Options for Trigeminal Neuralgia

  • Charu Mahajan
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Abstract

The trigeminal neuralgia (TGN) is an immensely painful entity which often compromises the quality of life. Recurrent paroxysms over course of time become resistant to treatment resulting in a chronic pain syndrome which affects psychological and cognitive domain causing anxiety and depression. This chapter highlights the overview of various therapeutic options along with multimodal management of TGN.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charu Mahajan
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  1. 1.Department of Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical CareAll India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)New DelhiIndia

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