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A Case With Prepontine (Clival) Arachnoid Cyst Manifested as Trigeminal Neuralgia
Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008
© 2008 the Authors. Journal compilation © 2008 American Headache Society
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 48, Issue 10, pages 1525–1527, November/December 2008
How to Cite
Genc, E., Dogan, E. A., Kocaogullar, Y. and Emlik, D. (2008), A Case With Prepontine (Clival) Arachnoid Cyst Manifested as Trigeminal Neuralgia. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 48: 1525–1527. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2008.01147.x
- Issue published online: 19 NOV 2008
- Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008
- Accepted for publication March 18, 2008.
- trigeminal neuralgia;
- arachnoid cyst
Most cases of “idiopathic” trigeminal neuralgia are thought to originate from vascular compression of the trigeminal root entry zone. In this case, we describe a young man presenting with the symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia associated with a prepontine (clival) arachnoid cyst.