|Name||Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)
|Related to/Also known as||Fothergill's Disease|
|Symptoms||Trigeminal Neuralgia is an extremely severe facial pain, which tends to come and go unpredictably in sudden shock-like attacks. The pain is along the pathway of the trigeminal nerve, typically the upper or lower jaw or the cheek, and is usually confined to one side of the face.|
|Useful National contacts|
Trigeminal neuralgia (NHS Choices)
Trigeminal neuralgia (MS Trust)
Visit our library to read Striking Back! The Trigeminal Neuralgia and Face Pain Handbook by George Weigel and Kenneth F. Casey. Or have a look in your local library for this book.