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New insight into trigeminal neuralgia


Trigeminal neuralgia is universally considered the neuropathic facial pain most and best known in medical practice. We propose a short review on trigeminal neuralgia reporting its main clinical aspects, unsolved problems and highlighting differential diagnosis between classical and symptomatic trigeminal neuralgia.

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Correspondence to A. Truini.

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Truini, A., Galeotti, F. & Cruccu, G. New insight into trigeminal neuralgia. J Headache Pain 6, 237–239 (2005).

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Key words

  • Trigeminal nerve
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Pain mechanisms