Treatment of Vagoglossopharyngeal Neuralgia with MVD and Other Neurosurgical Procedures

@inproceedings{Sindou2016TreatmentOV,
  title={Treatment of Vagoglossopharyngeal Neuralgia with MVD and Other Neurosurgical Procedures},
  author={Marc P. Sindou and Jianqing Chen},
  year={2016}
}
Vagoglossopharyngeal neuralgia (VGPN), named as such (White and Sweet 1969) because the pain frequently affects not only the sensory territory corresponding to the glossopharyngeal nerve but also the one tributary of the sensory vagus nerve, represents about 0.2–1.3 % of all facial pain syndromes (Chawla and Falconer 1967). VGPN consists of paroxysmal, transient, severe, sharp pain in the back of the throat, the tonsillar fossa, the base of the tongue, the depth of the ear canal, and the area… CONTINUE READING