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Trigeminal Neuralgia Secondary to Meningioma of Petroclival Localization

Ante Jurjević ; Department of Neurology, University Hospital Center »Rijeka«, Rijeka, Croatia
Marina Bralić ; Department of Neurology, University Hospital Center »Rijeka«, Rijeka, Croatia
Mira Bučuk ; Department of Neurology, University Hospital Center »Rijeka«, Rijeka, Croatia
Lidija Tuškan-Mohar ; Department of Neurology, University Hospital Center »Rijeka«, Rijeka, Croatia
Miran Čoklo ; Department of Forensic Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia
Alan Bosnar ; Department of Forensic Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia


Puni tekst: engleski pdf 74 Kb

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str. 323-325

preuzimanja: 506

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Sažetak

Trigeminal neuralgia is characterized by paroxysmal episodes of facial pain in the distribution of the trigeminal nerve. It can occur in either sex but is most frequently seen in women aged 50–60 years. This article presents case of trigeminal neuralgia in a 55-year-old female patient caused by meningioma of petroclival localization. The article underscores the importance of neurologic and neuroradiologic examination in diagnosing and managing patients with facial pain conditions.

Ključne riječi

trigeminal neuralgia; petroclival meningioma; root entry zone

Hrčak ID:

39607

URI

https://hrcak.srce.hr/39607

Datum izdavanja:

1.3.2009.

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