SECONDARY TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA
\sˈɛkəndəɹi tɹa͡ɪd͡ʒˈɛmɪnə͡l njuːɹˈald͡ʒə], \sˈɛkəndəɹi tɹaɪdʒˈɛmɪnəl njuːɹˈaldʒə], \s_ˈɛ_k_ə_n_d_ə_ɹ_i t_ɹ_aɪ_dʒ_ˈɛ_m_ɪ_n_əl n_j_uː_ɹ_ˈa_l_dʒ_ə]\
Definitions of SECONDARY TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA
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A syndrome characterized by recurrent episodes of excruciating pain lasting several seconds or longer in the sensory distribution of the trigeminal nerve. Pain may be initiated by stimulation of trigger points on the face, lips, or gums or by movement of facial muscles or chewing. Associated conditions include MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, vascular anomalies, ANEURSYMS, and neoplasms. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p187)
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