What is the role of peripheral neurectomy in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia (TN)?

Updated: Sep 30, 2019
  • Author: Kim J Burchiel, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Brian H Kopell, MD  more...
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Peripheral neurectomy, although safe and effective, is rarely used; however, it may be of value in patients who have TN and a limited life span. [22]


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