Neurosurgery offers hope for facial pain

Trigeminal neuralgia has been called the most painful disorder known to neurology, and those who have suffered the lightningflash of facial nerve pain say it’s no exaggeration. But some patients find relief through neurosurgery, a drastic step but one that can instantly cure a condition that can quite literally ruin lives.

Neurosurgery Today
estimates that 45,000 people in the United States suffer from TN, also known as tic douloureux. The actual numbers may be high...

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