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2023 Feb 02

Stereotact Funct Neurosurg

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for SUNCT: A Case Series.


Franzini A, Milani D, Attuati L, Navarria P, Pessina F, Picozzi P
Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2023 Feb 02:1-7.
PMID: 36731452.


The treatment of medically refractory patients with chronic short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache attacks with conjunctival injection and tearing (SUNCT) is challenging. Stereotactic radiosurgery targeting the trigeminal nerve and sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) has been used as a less-invasive treatment. The outcomes of this procedure have been described in a few case reports.