Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia

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Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia

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The terms "Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia" returned 29 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Continuous radiofrequency thermocoagulation under CT-guidance for glossopharyngeal neuralgia: Two case reports.
 

Author(s): Qing Zhu, Shulan Wang, Rui Chen, Xianbin Cai, Cuihua Jiang, Baolin Zhong, Tao Sun

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(24):e11079.

 

Glosssopharyngeal neuralgia (GPN) is a painful syndrome characterized by paroxysmal neuropathic pain in the pharynx, tonsil, posterior base of tongue, inner ear, and mandibular angle. The traditional therapies of GPN, including medication and surgical operation, are not always effective ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Long-term outcomes of percutaneous radiofrequency thermocoagulation for glossopharyngeal neuralgia: A retrospective observational study.
 

Author(s): Xiaoping Wang, Yuanzhang Tang, Yuanjie Zeng, Jiaxiang Ni

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Nov;95(48):e5530.

 

The aim of this study was to investigate the long-term results of computed tomography (CT)-guided percutaneous radiofrequency thermocoagulation (PRT) for glossopharyngeal neuralgia (GPN).A retrospective review of medical records for patients with GPN who were treated with CT-guided ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Glossopharyngeal neuralgia associated with cardiac syncope.
 

Author(s): Laura Burfield, Faheem Ahmad, Jacqueline Adams

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Glossopharyngeal neuralgia is a rare pain syndrome presenting with paroxysms of pain in the region of the glossopharyngeal nerve. Even more uncommon is the association between glossopharyngeal neuralgia and cardiac syncope. In these patients, the cardiovascular consequences may include ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Trigeminal Neuralgia, Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia, and Myofascial Pain Dysfunction Syndrome: An Update.
 

Author(s): Mohammad Khan, Shamima Easmin Nishi, Siti Nazihahasma Hassan, Md Asiful Islam, Siew Hua Gan

Journal: Pain Res Manag. 2017 ;2017():7438326.

 

Neuropathic pain is a common phenomenon that affects millions of people worldwide. Maxillofacial structures consist of various tissues that receive frequent stimulation during food digestion. The unique functions (masticatory process and facial expression) of the maxillofacial structure ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Imaging of Neurovascular Compression Syndromes: Trigeminal Neuralgia, Hemifacial Spasm, Vestibular Paroxysmia, and Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia.
 

Author(s): S Haller, L Etienne, E Kövari, A D Varoquaux, H Urbach, M Becker

Journal: AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2016 Aug;37(8):1384-92.

 

Neurovascular compression syndromes are usually caused by arteries that directly contact the cisternal portion of a cranial nerve. Not all cases of neurovascular contact are clinically symptomatic. The transition zone between the central and peripheral myelin is the most vulnerable ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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