Definition of Neuralgia. Meaning of Neuralgia. Synonyms of Neuralgia

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Definition of Neuralgia

Neuralgia
Neuralgia Neu*ral"gi*a, n. [NL., from gr. ? nerve + ? pain. See nerve.] (Med.) A disease, the chief symptom of which is a very acute pain, exacerbating or intermitting, which follows the course of a nervous branch, extends to its ramifications, and seems therefore to be seated in the nerve. It seems to be independent of any structural lesion. --Dunglison.

Meaning of Neuralgia from wikipedia

- glossopharyngeal neuralgia. Under the general heading of neuralgia are trigeminal neuralgia (TN), atypical trigeminal neuralgia (ATN), occipital neuralgia, glossopharyngeal...
- Trigeminal neuralgia (TN or TGN) is a chronic pain disorder that affects the trigeminal nerve. There are two main types: typical and atypical trigeminal...
- Occipital neuralgia is a medical condition characterized by chronic pain in the lower neck, back of the head and behind the eyes. These areas correspond...
- Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is nerve pain which occurs due to damage to a peripheral nerve caused by the reactivation of the varicella zoster virus (herpes...
- ciliary neuralgia, erythromelalgia of the head, Horton's headache, histaminic cephalalgia, petrosal neuralgia, sphenopalatine neuralgia, vidian neuralgia, Sluder's...
- Atypical trigeminal neuralgia (ATN), or type 2 trigeminal neuralgia, is a form of trigeminal neuralgia, a disorder of the fifth cranial nerve. This form...
- SciaticaSynonyms Sciatic neuritis, sciatic neuralgia, lumbar radiculopathy Anterior view showing the sciatic nerve going down the right legPronunciation...
- pain which can last for months or years, a condition called postherpetic neuralgia. In those with poor immune function the rash may occur widely. If the...
- Preherpetic neuralgia is a form of nerve pain (neuralgia) specifically ****ociated with a Shingles (herpes zoster) viral infection. This nerve pain often...
- "persistent facial pain that does not have the characteristics of the cranial neuralgias ... and is not attributed to another disorder." However, the term AFP...
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