Trigeminal neuralgia caused by compression of trigeminal nerve by pontine vein.

@article{Sato1979TrigeminalNC,
  title={Trigeminal neuralgia caused by compression of trigeminal nerve by pontine vein.},
  author={Osamu Sato and Ichiro Kanazawa and Takashi Kokunai},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={1979},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={285-6}
}
A case of trigeminal neuralgia which was apparently caused by compression of the trigeminal nerve by a pontine vein is presented. Complete relief followed the coagulation and dissection of the vein.