Trigeminal Neuralgia - An Overview

 

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Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) has been referred to in the medical literature for centuries. Trigeminal neuralgia is the most common neurologic cause of facial pain. The first step is to make the correct diagnosis. Initial therapy should be low-dose carbamazepine, with upward titration of the dose to relief of pain. Baclofen is a good choice for second-line therapy. Most patients will respond to anticonvulsant therapy, but its effectiveness decreases with time. Newer medications have shown promise, but none has been shown to be more effective than carbamazepine and need not be used for firstline therapy. Effective surgical options are available for cases that do not respond to medical treatment. There are serious risks associated with the surgical procedures, which should be reserved for the most resistant cases of TN.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC83785
AuthorAmit Byatnal and Yadavalli Guruprasad
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages108
Publishing Year2013-02-08T00:00:00.000
ISBN9783659343049
Edition1 st
Book TypeDentistry
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00
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