How is trigeminal neuralgia (TN) classified?

Updated: Jul 11, 2019
  • Author: Manish K Singh, MD; Chief Editor: Robert A Egan, MD  more...
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A lack of clear definitions for facial pain has hampered the understanding of trigeminal neuralgia (TN), as the condition has no clear natural history and no long-term follow-up study of the progression of the disorder has been published. Below, 2 classifications for classic trigeminal neuralgia are presented.


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