Familial osteodysplasia associated with trigeminal neuralgia: case report.

@article{Niijima1984FamilialOA,
  title={Familial osteodysplasia associated with trigeminal neuralgia: case report.},
  author={Kyo Niijima and Akinori Kondo and Jun-ya Ishikawa and C Kim and Hideaki Itoh},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1984},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={562-5}
}
A 24-year-old woman suffering from left trigeminal neuralgia presented with the familial occurrence of skeletal anomalies simulating Hajdu-Cheney syndrome. She was of a short stature and had low-set ears, protrusion of the bilateral temporal and occipital bones, platybasia, basilar impression, and dental anomaly. Vertebral angiography disclosed marked displacement to the left and dorsally of the basilar artery, which was confirmed during the operation to have compressed the left trigeminal… CONTINUE READING