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Case Report: Diagnosis and Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia and Chronic Paroxysmal Hemicrania in a 43-Year-Old Woman – Oral and Transmucosal Pharmacologic Medications

Author(s):  Heir Gary M, Covalesky Bernard, Karolchyk Scott

Issue:  Sep/Oct 2004 - Topical Treatments in Wound Healing
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Abstract:  A 43-year-old woman presented with a complex, chronic orofacial pain disorder of 13 years’ duration. She had a long history of trigemino-autonomic cephalgia and had experienced unilateral, orbitotemporal headache associated with ipsilateral autonomic dysf

Related Keywords: Gary M. Heir, MD, Scott Karolchyk, RPh, MS, Bernard Covalesky, RPh, facial pain, dental, trigeminal neuralgia, chronic paroxysmal hemicrania, carbamazepine, gabapentin, nortriptyline, NSAIDS, transdermal, pain, NMDA receptor, verapamil, buccal, verapamil, ketamine, ketoprofen, guaifenesin

Related Categories: DENTAL, PAIN MANAGEMENT, CASE REPORTS

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