oa South African Medical Journal - Problems of tic douloureux (trigeminal neuralgia) management

Volume 61, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A review of experience with the management of tic douloureux (trigeminal neuralgia) at Groote Schuur Hospital from 1948 to 1972 shows that thermocoagulation, fractional section of the Gasserian ganglion and phenol injection were the methods most frequently used.

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