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Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is defined as a chronic, severe, electrifying and burning pain in one side of the face. The attacks are initiated by tactile irritations in a so-called trigger area of the trigeminal nerve and are perceived within the borders of this nerve's innervation. TN is a chronic condition which initially goes into spontaneous remission but(More)
Reduction of extracellular ferricyanide by intact erythrocytes proceeds by a membrane bound, NADH-dependent reaction. It is depressed by a glycolysis inhibitor and a non penetrable sulfhydryl reagent, and activated by dehydroascorbate. Dehydroascorbate activation cannot be accounted for by release of reducing equivalents from the cells. It is concluded that(More)
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