NEURALGIA DE ARNOLD
Trigeminal neuralgia and multiple sclerosis
It is estimated that in approximately 15% of the patients the trigeminal neuralgia is secondary to an intracranial abnormality.(1) Thus, all patients must be evaluated with MRI.(2) Although a rare association, trigeminal neuralgia may be caused by multiple sclerosis.(1-3) The Figure shows a brain MR...
Neuralgia trigeminal associada a artéria trigeminal primitiva
The trigeminal neuralgia or tic douloureux is a frequent painful condition in which the pathophysiological mechanism is poorly understood. Trigeminal neuralgia is sometimes described as the most excruciating pain known to humanity. It is the most common cause of neuralgic facial pain in the geriatri...
SUNCT syndrome: clinical diagnostic difficulties
Introduction: SUNCT (short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache attacks with conjunctival injection and tearing) syndrome is a rare condition characterized by marked impairment of the quality of life of affected patients. The disease is generally refractory to drug treatment, wi...
Trigeminal neuralgia and persistent idiopathic facial pain
Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) and persistent idiopathic facial pain (PIFP) are two of the most puzzling orofacial pain conditions and affected patients often are very difficult to treat. TN is characterized by paroxysms of brief but crucial pain, followed by asymptomatic periods without pain. In some pa...
Frequência de Diagnósticos em um Centro de Cefaleia Especializado de Buenos Aires
Objetivo: Dor de cabeça é uma das razões mais frequentes para consultas em neurologia. A prevalência global entre adultos com enxaqueca é de aproximadamente 10%, 40% para cefaleia tipo tensional (TTH) e 3% para cefaleia crônic...