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for Trigeminal Neuralgia

   
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Assess for typical worsening with speech, eating, wind on face, and normal trigeminal motor and sensory function.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Consider a trial of gabapentin, trileptal, or carbamazepine at low doses.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
1) Education about taking medications prophylactically
2) Facial nerve weakness or paralysis (Bell's palsy)
Appointment Timeframe First available General Neurology Clinic appointment
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records and MRI films to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-764-6831
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Health Care Center
UM Consulting Physician General Neurology Faculty
Revised on: 10/01/2012