Improvement of Trigeminal Neuralgia Following Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy in a Patient With Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

  • Mohamadreza Hajiabadi Department of Neurosurgery, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. AND Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Babak Babakhani Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, Iranian International Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. AND Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Mostafa Farzin Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Sara Tavakolizadeh Mail Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Keywords:
Trigeminal neuralgia, Hydrocephalus, Endoscopic third ventriculostomy

Abstract

Normal-pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) has rarely been reported to be associated with trigeminal neuralgia (TN). We report a case of NPH with trigeminal neuralgia, whose symptoms completely resolved after endoscopic third ventriculostomy. We will notify another surgical management of trigeminal neuralgia, considering the different pathophysiology of TN and a brief review of the literature.

 

 

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Published
2020-06-13
How to Cite
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Hajiabadi M, Babakhani B, Farzin M, Tavakolizadeh S. Improvement of Trigeminal Neuralgia Following Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy in a Patient With Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Acta Med Iran. 57(12):731-732.
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Case Report(s)