neuralgia

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neu·ral·gia

 (no͝o-răl′jə, nyo͝o-)
n.
Sharp, severe paroxysmal pain extending along a nerve or group of nerves.

neu·ral′gic adj.

neuralgia

(njʊˈrældʒɪə)
n
(Medicine) severe spasmodic pain caused by damage to or malfunctioning of a nerve and often following the course of the nerve
neuˈralgic adj

neu•ral•gia

(nʊˈræl dʒə, nyʊ-)

n.
sharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve.
[1815–25]
neu•ral′gic, adj.

neuralgia

a sharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve. — neuralgie, adj.
See also: Nerves

neuralgia

Pain in a nerve, usually caused by injury or inflammation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neuralgia - acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nervesneuralgia - acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
tic douloureux, trigeminal neuralgia - intense paroxysmal neuralgia along the trigeminal nerve
sciatica - neuralgia along the sciatic nerve
Translations
neuralgie
hermosärkyneuralgia

neuralgia

[njʊəˈrældʒə] Nneuralgia f

neuralgia

[njʊəˈrældʒə] nnévralgie f

neuralgia

nNeuralgie f, → Nervenschmerzen pl

neuralgia

[njʊəˈrældʒə] nnevralgia

neu·ral·gi·a

n. neuralgia, dolor intenso a lo largo de un nervio;
atypical facial ______ facial atípica;
atypical trigeminal ______ trigeminal atípica;
facial ______ facial;
glossopharyngeal ______ glosofaríngea;
hallucinatory ______ halucinatoria.

neuralgia

n neuralgia; postherpetic — neuralgia postherpética; trigeminal — neuralgia del trigémino
References in periodicals archive ?
Occipital neuralgia (ON)--or Arnold's neuralgia--is an acute, electrical, paroxysmal, and occasionally throbbing disorder originating from the occiput and extending along the posterior scalp at the distribution of the occipital nerves.
This neck tension can lead to so-called cervicogenic headaches, and in some cases to a condition called Occipital Neuralgia, where the nerves that run from the base of the neck up through the scalp become inflamed.
To the Editor: Occipital neuralgia (ON) is the third most common headache syndrome following migraine and tension-type headache.
13 The indication of greater occipital nerve blockage is not explicit or clear but it is administered for cervical headache cluster headache occipital neuralgia and migraine.
After non-invasive approaches to the management of his occipital neuralgia failed, bilateral greater occipital nerve blocks conferred symptom relief in a matter of hours.
For example, the lead tip is positioned on C2-05 for pain in the upper extremity, on T11-L1 for foot pain, on T9-T10 for lower extremity pain, on T8-T10 for low back pain, on T1-T2 for chest pain, on C1-C2 for occipital neuralgia, and on S2-S4 for pelvic pain.
Pain treatments therapies are offered for back and neck pain caused by herniated bad disks or pressure on nerves, complex regional pain syndrome (AKA; CRPS I and II, reflex sympathetic dystrophy; RSD), muscle and joint pain/extremity pain, shingles/post herpetic neuralgia, neuropathies, certain headaches related to neck problems, occipital neuralgia, etc.
Headache diagnoses fell into seven categories: postconcussive (33%); tension type (11%); migraine (30%); cervicogenic (9%); occipital neuralgia (5%); cluster (2%), and "other," a category that included tumor, vascular pathology psychogenic headache, substance abuse, and cerebrovascular events presenting as headache.
Three weeks earlier, she had been treated at another institution with therapeutic injections of hydromorphone and ketorolac for what was thought to be occipital neuralgia and muscle pain.
Occipital Neuralgia A pain in the upper neck or back of the head region that is usually caused by neck flexion or head rotation.
Occipital neuralgia often results from whiplash injuries or degeneration of the cervical spine associated with aging.
Sheriff's investigators are not ready to classify the case as a mercy killing, but they acknowledge that Janet Lindquist had suffered from occipital neuralgia, a chronically painful disease, for at least two years.