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Trigeminal Neuralgia Symptoms and Treatment Options

Trigeminal Neuralgia Symptoms and Treatment Options

Edward Chang, MD, describes the symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia, a very serious pain disorder that affects the face and is usually caused by a blood vessel that compresses against the trigeminal nerve.  Dr. Chang also provides a comparative analysis of the various procedures offered at the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, including microvascular decompression, radiosurgery and radiofrequency lesioning.


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December 20, 2018

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UCSF MedConnection

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  Dr. Edward Chang is a neurosurgeon who treats adults with difficult-to-control epilepsy, brain tumors, trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm and movement disorders. He specializes in advanced brain mapping methods to preserve crucial ...

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