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Table 5 The correlation between the different brain regions in sALFF and the VAS, duration among different times after triggering the pain in patients with CTN

From: Amplitude of low-frequency fluctuation after a single-trigger pain in patients with classical trigeminal neuralgia

Brain region Side Duration VAS
baseline triggering-5 s triggering-30 min baseline triggering-5 s triggering-30 min
r P r P r P r P r P r P
Fusiform gyrus R -0.047 0.751 -0.005 0.970 -0.035 0.812 -0.138 0.351 0.025 0.867 0.008 0.956
Lingual gyrus L -0.011 0.942 -0.130 0.380 -0.285 0.049 -0.248 0.089 -0.179 0.224 -0.157 0.287
Lingual gyrus R -0.036 0.807 -0.107 0.470 -0.255 0.081 -0.257 0.078 -0.046 0.755 -0.041 0.781
Middle temporal gyrus L -0.068 0.645 -0.106 0.473 -0.184 0.210 -0.076 0.609 -0.007 0.964 -0.038 0.797
Cuneus R -0.029 0.847 -0.087 0.554 -0.130 0.378 -0.323 0.025 -0.209 0.154 -0.064 0.667
  1. dALFF Dynamic amplitude of low-frequency fluctuation, VAS Visual Analogue Scale, CTN Classical trigeminal neuralgia, L Left, R Right