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Facial Pain

"Facial Pain" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Pain in the facial region including orofacial pain and craniofacial pain. Associated conditions include local inflammatory and neoplastic disorders and neuralgic syndromes involving the trigeminal, facial, and glossopharyngeal nerves. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent facial pain as the primary manifestation of disease are referred to as FACIAL PAIN SYNDROMES.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Facial Pain" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Facial Pain" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 84 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2016 and 2022
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.