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Trigeminal neuralgia

The feeling of acute pain in the face.

Trigeminal neuralgia is a sharp, acute facial pain caused by damage to the protective coating of the fibres; where the sensory nerve root enters the brain stem.

References:
MS Trust. Trigeminal Neuralgia. Available at: https://www.mstrust.org.uk/a-z/trigeminal-neuralgia. Accessed March 2020

UK | July 2020 | MUL20-C021