Year: 2018 | Month: April | Volume: 3 | Issue: 2 | Pages: 9-12
Trigeminal Neuralgia and Local/Peripheral Therapeutic Options: A Mini-Review
Lydia Nabil Fouad Melek
BDS, MSc, PhD, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University, Egypt.
Although many therapeutic options including medications and various surgical procedures are available, the management of TN still remains a significant challenge for many clinicians. This review is concerned with the local/peripheral therapeutic options that can be provided to TN patients in case of noncompliance with the medical treatment or contraindication to/failure of surgery.
Key words: trigeminal neuralgia; orofacial pain; peripheral therapy.