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Medical Term:

atypical trigeminal neuralgia


Definition: periodic pain in any region of the face, teeth, tongue, and occasionally in the occipital or shoulder area, which lasts several minutes to several days but has no trigger point and lacks the paroxysmal character of tic douloureux.

Synonym(s): atypical facial neuralgia

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