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Paraqueductal Mesencephalotomy for Facial Central Pain

  • J. R. Schvarcz
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplementum book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 24)

Abstract

Facial central pain is usually difficult to manage. Although stereotactic trigeminal nucleotomy is a valuable procedure, there is still a group of supra-caudalis origin, which is resistant to current techniques. For them, paraqueductal lesions offer an attractive approach.

Keywords

Brain Stem Excellent Result Nasal Cavity Lateral Wall Emotional Reaction 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. R. Schvarcz
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of NeurosurgeryUniversity of Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentina

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