Incidence of facial pain in the general population

  title={Incidence of facial pain in the general population},
  author={J. Koopman and J. Dieleman and F. Huygen and Marissa de Mos and M. C. Sturkenboom},
  • J. Koopman, J. Dieleman, +2 authors M. C. Sturkenboom
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • PAIN®
  • ABSTRACT Facial pain has a considerable impact on quality of life. Accurate incidence estimates in the general population are scant. The aim was therefore to estimate the incidence rate (IR) of trigeminal neuralgia (TGN), postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), cluster headache (CH), occipital neuralgia (ON), local neuralgia (LoN), atypical facial pain (AFP), glossopharyngeal neuralgia (GPN) and paroxysmal hemicrania (PH) in the Netherlands. In the population‐based Integrated Primary Care Information… CONTINUE READING
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