Symptomatic Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain Treatment Options
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Case :
Consent from patient to report case. A 47 year old male presents to the pain center with a 6 year history of left sided facial pain, diagnosed as trigeminal neuralgia by his neurologist. Since seeing his neurologist 5 years prior and being worked up for multiple sclerosis, his pain was treated mildly with maximal dosing of carbamazepine, baclofen, gabapentin and acetaminophen/hydrocodone. At the time, he reported his daily average pain using numerical rating scale [1] was 9.1/10. He was in constant severe pain and had been frequenting the emergency department of local hospitals every 2 - 3 months due to the pain requiring intravenous analgesics......

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