Variegated treatment modalities for trigeminal neuralgia
Author(s): Anshul Shah, Aditi Kumbhalwar, Ragasree P, Sonali Patel, Ajay Pala, Neetika Thukral
Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic pain disorder affecting the trigeminal nerve which usually worsens with passage of time. It is an episodic pain syndrome which has been fairly responsive to medical & surgical treatment modalities. It is a pathology characterized by paroxysmal pain so severe and sudden almost like an electric shock, which lasts from a range of very few seconds to a maximum of two minutes. The article is focused on different treatment modalities and their subsequent prognosis.