prosopalgia


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Related to prosopalgia: tic douloureux, trigeminal nerve, atypical trigeminal neuralgia, trigeminal neuropathy

prosopalgia

neuralgia affecting the face.
See also: Facial Features, Nerves, Pain
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The 72-year-old has trigeminal neuralgia, or prosopalgia, an illness that causes an intense, stabbing pain in her face.