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geniculate neuralgia

 

Definition: a severe paroxysmal lancinating pain deep in the ear, on the anterior wall of the external meatus, and on a small area just in front of the pinna.

Synonym(s): geniculate otalgia, Hunt neuralgia, neuralgia facialis vera

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