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2022 Nov 28

J Postgrad Med

Ultrasound-guided dry needling of masticatory muscles in trigeminal neuralgia – A case series of 35 patients.


Vas L, Phanse S, Pawar KS, Pai R, Pattnaik M
J Postgrad Med. 2022 Nov 28.
PMID: 36453389.


Trigeminal neuralgia (TGN) is considered a sensory neuropathy. However, reports of pain on chewing/speaking suggest a masticatory myofascial involvement.