neuralgia

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Related to geniculate neuralgia: trigeminal neuralgia, Ramsay Hunt syndrome, geniculate ganglion, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, Nervus intermedius
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Synonyms for neuralgia

acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves

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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).
In cases of primary geniculate neuralgia uncomplicated by other types of pain, excision of the geniculate ganglion and nervus intermedius via the middle cranial fossa approach has provided reliable and precise results.
The nature and distribution of the pain were similar to those of geniculate neuralgia.