TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA

a type of unilateral facial neuralgia consisting of the trigeminal nerve, marked by paroxysms of severe and/or debilitating pain.

TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA: "Trigeminal neuralgia is often referred to as tic douloureux."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/trigeminal-neuralgia/ (accessed November 23, 2020).
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