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Facial Pain MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Facial Pain
Tree Number(s)
C23.888.592.612.330
Unique ID
D005157
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005157
Scope Note
Pain in the facial region including orofacial pain and craniofacial pain. Associated conditions include local inflammatory and neoplastic disorders and neuralgic syndromes involving the trigeminal, facial, and glossopharyngeal nerves. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent facial pain as the primary manifestation of disease are referred to as FACIAL PAIN SYNDROMES.
Entry Term(s)
Craniofacial Pain
Face Pain
Myofacial Pain
Neuralgic Facial Pain
Orofacial Pain
Pain, Facial
Previous Indexing
Face (1966-1985)
Facial Neuralgia (1966-1985)
Pain (1966-1985)
Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (1973-1985)
Trigeminal Neuralgia (1966-1985)
See Also
Facial Neuralgia
Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Public MeSH Note
1986
History Note
1986
Date Established
1986/01/01
Date of Entry
1985/05/07
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Facial Pain Preferred
Orofacial Pain Narrower
Neuralgic Facial Pain Narrower
Craniofacial Pain Narrower
Myofacial Pain Narrower
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