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2022 Aug 09

Stereotact Funct Neurosurg

Botulinum Toxin as an Effective Treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia in Surgical Practices.


Tangney T, Heydari ES, Sheldon BL, Shetty A, Argoff CE, Khazen O, Pilitsis JG
Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2022 Aug 09:1-7.
PMID: 35944492.


Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a common cause of craniofacial pain with many medical and surgical therapies, all of which are imperfect. We examine the use of botulinum toxin type-A (BTX-A) as an intermediary approach in surgical practices.