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Post-herpetic trigeminal neuralgia treated with deep brain stimulation.

Abstract:
Post-herpetic neuralgic affects up to 20% of patients after an attack of trigeminal Herpes Zoster infection. Past medical and surgical treatments have been unrewarding. We report the successful treatment of such a case with deep brain stimulation into the region of the contralateral periventricular grey area (PVG) and ventral posterior lateral thalamic nucleus (VPL).
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
Volume:
10
Issue:
4
Pages:
512-514
Publication date:
2003-07-05
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EISSN:
1532-2653
ISSN:
0967-5868
URN:
uuid:c50a60d8-f500-4f01-8f17-7a5b40d4a9d8
Source identifiers:
141112
Local pid:
pubs:141112

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