Tic Douloureux Treated by the Injection of Glycerol into the Retrogasserian Subarachnoid Space Longterm Results

  • S. Håkanson
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 33)


During the period 1976–1983 about 250 patients suffering from genuine trigeminal neuralgia have been treated by the injection of pure sterile glycerol into the trigeminal cistern.


Contrast Medium Electric Stimulation Latent Period Cranial Nerve Subarachnoid Space 
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  1. Håkanson, S., Trigeminal neuralgia treated by injection of glycerol into the trigeminal cistern. Neurosurgery 9 (1981), 638–646.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Håkanson
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  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryKarolinska SjukhusetStockholmSweden

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