Intractable trigeminal neuralgia.

  • Phil Watts
  • Published 1987 in Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine


In 49 cases of trigeminal neuralgia seen at the Abingdon Pain Relief Unit, Oxfordshire, the average time between initial onset of pain and first referral to the unit was 9.8 years. The pattern of presentation and distribution was no different from previously published studies, indicating that the more intractable cases cannot be predicted at first… (More)