Trigeminal trophic syndrome: diagnosis and management difficulties.

  title={Trigeminal trophic syndrome: diagnosis and management difficulties.},
  author={Ahmad Faraz Bhatti and Daniela Soggiu and Antonio Orlando},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={121 1},
Trigeminal trophic syndrome is a rare complication after peripheral or central damage to the trigeminal nerve, characterized by sensorial impairment in the trigeminal nerve territory and self-induced nasal ulceration. Conditions that can affect the trigeminal nerve include brainstem cerebrovascular disease, diabetes, tabes, syringomyelia, and postencephalopathic parkinsonism; it can also occur following the surgical management of trigeminal neuralgia. Trigeminal trophic syndrome may develop… CONTINUE READING


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