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Facial, tooth, or jaw pain

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  • Glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  • Atypical facial pain
  • Postherpetic neuralgia
  • Bruxism (teeth grinding)
  • Dental misalignment
  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Trauma
  • Glaucoma
  • Dacryocystitis (lacrimal sac infection)
  • Angina pectoris
  • Numb chin syndrome (mental neuropathy) due to malignancy in mandible

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Last updated: February 24, 2015

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Facial, Tooth, or Jaw Pain." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. Medicine Central, im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114371/all/Facial__tooth__or_jaw_pain.
Zeiger RF. Facial, tooth, or jaw pain. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2015. https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114371/all/Facial__tooth__or_jaw_pain. Accessed April 19, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2015). Facial, tooth, or jaw pain. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114371/all/Facial__tooth__or_jaw_pain
Zeiger RF. Facial, Tooth, or Jaw Pain [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2015. [cited 2019 April 19]. Available from: https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114371/all/Facial__tooth__or_jaw_pain.
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