When should multiple sclerosis be included in the differential diagnoses of trigeminal neuralgia (TN)?

Updated: Jul 11, 2019
  • Author: Manish K Singh, MD; Chief Editor: Robert A Egan, MD  more...
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Multiple sclerosis

As discussed in the Clinical section, rarely, multiple sclerosis (MS) presents with trigeminal neuralgia. Consider multiple sclerosis in the diagnostic evaluation of individuals who display other features of this demyelinating disorder.


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