Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Trigeminal neuralgia. Facial pain. Chronic pain. Neuropathic pain. Anti-convulsant. Microvascular decompression

Recent advances in diagnosis and treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. A systematic review

Suhael Ahmed, Aljawhara Al Hazzani, Hiba Riyadh Talic, Omar Al Dayel, Jana Ahmed Asubail, Aljouhra Ibrahaim Almujaiwel, Nafeesa Tabassum

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2022, Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 4233-4242

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN), the most prevalent of the facial neuralgias, is a disabling illness marked by acute pain. Extreme neuropathic pain, like an electric shock that is localized to one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve, can have severe consequences, including suicidal tendencies. impact on a person's life and is frequently met first by dentists and general practitioners. The purpose of this systematic review is to analyze existing and newer treatment methodologies to manage this painful condition. The databases used included PubMed, web of science and Scopus.