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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 195-199

Prevalence of trigeminal neuralgia in Indian population visiting a higher dental care center in North India


1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Sciences, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Dr. Akhilanand Chaurasia
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/njms.NJMS_64_18

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Objectives: The present study aims to determine the incidence and prevalence of trigeminal neuralgia (TN) in study population and difference in prevalence of TN in urban and rural population. Materials and Methods: This retrospective study includes 1215 study participants with typical idiopathic TN. Data regarding the age of onset, gender, site of involvement, and clinical presentations were retrieved from clinical records of patients reported from January 2011 to January 2018. Results: The study population consists of 1215 study participants aged between 21 and 87 years, with a mean age of 50.62 ± 15.872 years. The mandibular nerve is involved in most of the cases (56.9%), followed by maxillary nerve (42%). The right side of the face (57.1%) is more involved than the left side (38.8%). TN was more prevalent (52.4%) in rural population than urban population (47.6%). Conclusion: TN is more common in females than males, the right side of the face is more involved than the left side, and it is more commonly found in rural population than urban population.


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