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A Case of Unilateral Burning Mouth Syndrome of Neuropathic Origin
Article first published online: 27 AUG 2010
© 2010 American Headache Society
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 51, Issue 3, pages 441–443, March 2011
How to Cite
de Tommaso, M., Lavolpe, V., Di Venere, D., Corsalini, M., Vecchio, E., Favia, G., Sardaro, M., Livrea, P. and Nolano, M. (2011), A Case of Unilateral Burning Mouth Syndrome of Neuropathic Origin. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 51: 441–443. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2010.01754.x
- Issue published online: 25 FEB 2011
- Article first published online: 27 AUG 2010
- Accepted for publication June 11, 2010.
- burning mouth syndrome;
- neuropathic pain
The neuropathic origin of a case of unilateral burning mouth syndrome, previously diagnosed as psychogenic, was ascertained by intra-oral mucosa biopsy, which showed a severe sensory fibers damage, probably caused by maxillary anesthetic block and dental surgery.