Trigeminal Nuclei

The effect of microvascular decompression in patients with multiple sclerosis and trigeminal neuralgia.

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Aug 23, 2010

BACKGROUND: Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) is thought to be caused by demyelinating plaques within the nerve root entry zone, the trigeminal nucleus, or the trigeminal tracts.