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Facial Pain MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Facial Pain
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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.
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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
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Facial Pain Preferred
Craniofacial Pain Narrower
Myofacial Pain Narrower
Orofacial Pain Narrower
Neuralgic Facial Pain Narrower
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