neuralgia

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Synonyms for neuralgia

acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves

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1-3) Ramsey Hunt syndrome type I is known as herpes zoster oticus, geniculate neuralgia, and nervus intermedius neuralgia.
In its most typical form, geniculate neuralgia is characterized by severe paroxysmal neuralgic pain centered directly in the ear.
It is the purpose of this article to review the long-term outcomes in 64 patients who were treated between 1966 and 1996 for geniculate neuralgia with excision of the nervus intermedius and geniculate ganglion.
The overriding characteristic of geniculate neuralgia described by the patient is "a severe paroxysmal neuralgic pain centered directly in the ear.
The specific surgical treatment for geniculate neuralgia is excision of the nervus intermedius and the geniculate ganglion via a middle cranial fossa surgical approach (figure 1).