An Alternative Abortive Therapy in Refractory Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain Crisis
Tue, 08/10/2021 - 7:15pm
A 34 yo female with a history of trigeminal neuralgia presented to the Emergency Department with a chief complaint of 5 days of severe, worsening paroxysms of pain in the left trigeminal nerve distribution. The pain was refractory to carbamazepine and gabapentin. Neurology was consulted and an unconventional therapy was recommended.