Trigeminal neuralgia and bells palsy ( EXAM 1)

  1. trigeminal neuralgia

    patho
    • -rare but most common nerve disorder
    • -unknown but possibly from compression of blood vessles which lead to inflammation of nerve
    • -5th crania nerve=motor and sensory
  2. trigeminal neuralgia

    S/S
    • -sudden severe stabbing unilateral sensation of CN V
    • -facial pain on one side
    • -twitching
    • -frequent blinking
  3. trigeminal neuralgia

    triggers
    • -hot/cold air
    • -talking
    • -brushing teeth
    • -yawning'
  4. trigeminal neuralgia

    surgery
    • -glycerol rhizotomy(injection into CN V)(percutaneous)
    • -microvascular decompression(repositioning blood vessles, crani,)
  5. trigeminal neuralgia

    drugs
    • pain meds
    • antiseizure meds
    • -tegretol and dilantin
  6. bells palsy is
    • -inflammation CN VII(facial)
    • -paralysis on one side of face
    • -herpes virus
  7. bells palsy recovery
    most pt will make a full recovery but can take up to 6 months
  8. bells palsy

    treatment
    • acyclovir
    • corticosteroids
  9. bells palsy syndrom
    inability to close the eyelid with an upward movement of the eyeball when closure is attempted
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Trigeminal neuralgia and bells palsy ( EXAM 1)
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Trigeminal neuralgia and bells palsy ( EXAM 1)
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