Case Report

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

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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IssueVol 57, No 12 (2019) QRcode
SectionCase Report(s)
Published2020-06-13
DOI https://doi.org/10.18502/acta.v57i12.3472
Keywords
Trigeminal neuralgia Hydrocephalus Endoscopic third ventriculostomy

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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.