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by Savitsky D

(Tic Doleureux)

 

RESOURCES

American Chronic Pain Association
http://www.theacpa.org

The Facial Pain Association
http://www.fpa-support.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

The Canadian Trigeminal Neuralgia Association
http://www.catna.ca

 

References


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NINDS trigeminal neuralgia information page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website. Available at: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/trigeminal%5Fneuralgia/trigeminal%5Fneuralgia.htm. Updated November 30, 2012. Accessed June 28, 2013.


Pollock BE, Ecker RD. A prospective cost-effectiveness study of trigeminal neuralgia surgery. Clin J Pain. 2005;21:317-22.


Trigeminal neuralgia. American Academy of Neurological Surgeons website. Available at: http://www.aans.org/Patient%20Information/Conditions%20and%20Treatments/Trigeminal%20Neuralgia.aspx. Updated August 2012. Accessed June 28, 2013.


Trigeminal neuralgia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated December 29, 2012. Accessed June 28, 2013.


Viel M. Pregabalin for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. Am Fam Physician. 2008;78:808.


11/29/2006 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php: Kanai A, Saito M, et al. Subcutaneous sumatriptan for refractory trigeminal neuralgia. Headache. 2006;46:577-582.

 

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