oa South African Medical Journal - Problems of tic douloureux (trigeminal neuralgia) management
|Article Title||Problems of tic douloureux (trigeminal neuralgia) management|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Neursurgery, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Jan 1982|
|Pages||117 - 120|
|Keyword(s)||Details of procedure, Management, Neurosurgery, Radiology, Tic douloureux, Treatment and Trigeminal neuralgia|
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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