neuralgia

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Related to glossopharyngeal neuralgia: glossopharyngeal nerve, trigeminal neuralgia, Occipital neuralgia
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Synonyms for neuralgia

acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves

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Glossopharyngeal neuralgia treated with gamma knife radiosurgery.
She was diagnosed with "probable" glossopharyngeal neuralgia and failed multiple medication trials, including carbamazepine, phenytoin, gabapentin, and amitriptyline.
In the setting of head or neck cancer, the physician should have a high index of suspicion, because syncope may arise due to carotid sinus hypersensitivity (secondary to mechanical compression of the carotid sinus) and glossopharyngeal neuralgia (from tumour-induced irritation of the glossopharyngeal nerve), examples of which have been previously reported (8-10).
A patient with glossopharyngeal neuralgia uses the internet to communicate with others across the world with the same rare problem.
It produces similar symptomatic expression as temporomandibular disorders, impacted teeth, trigeminal and glossopharyngeal neuralgia, stylohyoid ligament calcification, stylomandibular ligament inflammation, tumors, cysts and otitis media.