Very low quality evidence for the efficacy of most neurosurgical procedures for trigeminal neuralgia


The trigeminal nerve is the fifth cranial nerve and one of the largest in the head. It provides sensation to the face and  is called trigeminal because it splits into three main branches. When neuralgia (nerve pain) occurs in the trigeminal nerve it causes severe and sudden face pain. It has an incidence rate of [read the full story…]