What are the signs and symptoms of a cranial neuralgia etiology for facial pain and headache?

Updated: Jan 29, 2020
  • Author: Tejas Raval, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Facial neuralgias are often sudden, lancinating pains that are unilateral and limited to the distribution of the affected cranial nerve. [29] Studies have shown positive results in treating cranial neuralgia with botulinum toxin. [30]


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