|Name||Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)
|Related to/Also known as||Fothergill's Disease|
|Symptoms of Trigeminal Neuralgia
||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 Association UK
Trigeminal neuralgia (NHS Choices)
Trigeminal neuralgia (MS Trust)
Trigeminal Neuralgia (NORD, U.S. National Organization for Rare Disorders)
The library at the Brain Charity has a range of resources on Trigeminal Neuralgia and on a wide range of disability related issues.
Visit our library to read our copy of the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association's booklet "Trigeminal Neuralgia: An overview".