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Neuralgia involving one or more of the branches of the trigeminal nerves, and often causing severe pain.
- ‘Patients then are asked if they feel typical trigeminal neuralgia pain.’
- ‘For the thousands of people who have trigeminal neuralgia, attacks of such pain are frequent and can often seem unbearable.’
- ‘Patients describe the sudden and severe pain of trigeminal neuralgia as a ‘red hot needle’ or ‘forked lightning’ pain in the face.’
- ‘Before this time, trigeminal neuralgia was described as pain that gave patients the facial appearance of a dog about to bark.’
- ‘He was in his middle 50s with long-standing trigeminal neuralgia, a condition in which patients have intermittent severe facial pain.’
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