(redirected from glossopharyngeal neuralgia)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.
Related to glossopharyngeal neuralgia: glossopharyngeal nerve, trigeminal neuralgia, Occipital neuralgia
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for neuralgia

acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves

References in periodicals archive ?
Trigeminal neuralgia and glossopharyngeal neuralgia.
Glossopharyngeal neuralgia treated with Gamma Knife surgery: treatment outcome and failure analysis.
Causes of symptomatic glossopharyngeal neuralgia include cerebellopontine angle tumors, nasopharyngeal carcinomas, carotid aneurysms, tonsillar abscesses, neurilemmomas of cranial nerve IX, multiple sclerosis, and Eagle syndrome.
Glossopharyngeal neuralgia (in both its classical and symptomatic forms) should be considered in the differential diagnosis of paroxysmal oropharyngeal pain.
Related conditions effectively treated as a result of Jannetta's innovation include hemifacial spasm and glossopharyngeal neuralgia, a disorder of the ninth cranial nerve that interferes with a patient's ability to taste and may cause chronic pain of tongue and throat.