tic douloureux


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Related to tic douloureux: trigeminal neuralgia

tic douloureux

[‚tik ‚du̇·lə′rü]
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Realizo el diagnostico diferencial con convulsiones y "espasmos cinicos", argumentando que el nombre de tic douloureux se adapta mucho mejor, ya que describe posturas y gestos anormales acompanados de un intenso dolor [1,11].
Microvascular decompression for TIC douloureux. Neurosurgery, 15(3), 456.
Certain antidepressants as well as antiepileptic drugs are used to treat several particularly severe pain conditions, notably the pain of shingles and of facial neuralgias like tic douloureux.
Typical trigeminal (tic douloureux) is a condition of severe, short, stabbing, superficial and recurrent pain in the distribution of one or more divisions of the trigeminal nerve first reported by John Fothergill in 17731,2.