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Trigeminal Neuralgia

"Trigeminal Neuralgia" 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.

A syndrome characterized by recurrent episodes of excruciating pain lasting several seconds or longer in the sensory distribution of the TRIGEMINAL NERVE. Pain may be initiated by stimulation of trigger points on the face, lips, or gums or by movement of facial muscles or chewing. Associated conditions include MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, vascular anomalies, ANEURYSMS, and neoplasms. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p187)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Trigeminal Neuralgia" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Trigeminal Neuralgia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 63 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2018 and 2019
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