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  • Print publication year: 2014
  • Online publication date: June 2014

67 - Sensory deficits in the face

from Section 1 - Differential Diagnosis of Abnormal Symptoms and Signs

Further reading list

Barker FG, 2nd, Jannetta PJ, Bissonette DJ, Larkins MV, Jho HD. The long-term outcome of microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia. N Engl J Med 1996; 334:1077–83.
Brown JA. The trigeminal complex. Anatomy and physiology. Neurosurg Clin N Am 1997; 8:1–10.
Brown JA, Pilitsis JG. Percutaneous balloon compression for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: results in 56 patients based on balloon compression pressure monitoring. Neurosurg Focus 2005; 18:E10.
Burchiel KJ. A new classification for facial pain. Neurosurgery 2003; 53:1164–6; discussion 6–7.
Fontaine D, Hamani C, Lozano A. Efficacy and safety of motor cortex stimulation for chronic neuropathic pain: critical review of the literature. J Neurosurg 2009; 110:251–6.
Leal PR, Hermier M, Souza MA et al. Visualization of vascular compression of the trigeminal nerve with high-resolution 3T MRI: a prospective study comparing preoperative imaging analysis to surgical findings in 40 consecutive patients who underwent microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia. Neurosurgery 2011; 69:15–25; discussion 6.
Linskey ME, Ratanatharathorn V, Penagaricano J. A prospective cohort study of microvascular decompression and Gamma Knife surgery in patients with trigeminal neuralgia. J Neurosurg 2008; 109 Suppl:160–72.
Love BB, Beattie MR. Approach to the patient with facial numbness. In Biller J, Ed. Practical Neurology, 4th edn. New York, NY: Wolters Kluwer, 2012.
Zacest AC, Magill ST, Miller J, Burchiel KJ. Preoperative magnetic resonance imaging in type 2 trigeminal neuralgia. J Neurosurg 2010; 113:511–15.
Zakrzewska JM, Lopez BC, Kim SE, Coakham HB. Patient reports of satisfaction after microvascular decompression and partial sensory rhizotomy for trigeminal neuralgia. Neurosurgery 2005; 56:1304–11; discussion 11–2.