- Case report
- Open Access
Post-traumatic auriculotemporal neuralgia: A previously unreported complication of endaural incision
The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology volume 30, pages180–181(2014)
Auriculotemporal neuralgia is a rare form of facial pain. In this report, the author presents a case of auriculotemporal neuralgia following an endaural incision. This condition has not been previously documented in the literature.
Speciali JG, Gonçalves DA. Auriculotemporal neuralgia. Curr Pain Headache Rep 2005; 9: 277–280.
Headache Classification Subcommittee of the International Headache Society. The International Classification of Headache Disorders: 2nd edition. Cephalalgia 2004; 24:9–160.
Acquadro MA, Montgomery WW. Treatment of chronic paranasal sinus pain with minimal sinus disease. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1996; 105: 607–614.
Schmidt BL, Pogrel MA, Necoechea M, Kearns G. The distribution of the auriculotemporal nerve around the temporomandibular joint. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Rad Endod 1998; 86: 165–168.
Shenoi PM. Surgical approaches to the middle ear and mastoid. In: Ballantyne JC, Morrison A, (editors). Rob & Smith’s operative surgery-ear. 4th ed. London: Butterworth; 1983. 47–66.
Kukkar A, Bali A, Singh N, Jaggi AS. Implications and mechanism of action of gabapentin in neuropathic pain. Arch Pharm Res 2013; 36: 237–251.
Phero JC, Dionne RA. Pharmacological management of head and neck pain. Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2003; 36: 1171–1185.
Murayama RA, Stuginski-Barbosa J, Moraes NP, Speciali JG. Toothache referred from auriculotemporal neuralgia: case report. Int Endod J 2009; 42: 845–851.
Stuginski-Barbosa J, Murayama RA, Conti PCR, Speciali JG. Refractory facial pain attributed to auriculotemporal neuralgia. J Headache Pain 2012; 13: 415–417.
Persaud R, Garas G, Silva S, Stamatoglou C, Chatrath P, Patel K. An evidence-based review of botulinum toxin (Botox) applications in non-cosmetic head and neck conditions. JRSM Short Rep 2013; 4:10
Jenkins B, Tepper SJ. Neurostimulation for primary headache disorders, part 1: pathophysiology and anatomy, history of neuromodulation in headache treatment, and review of peripheral neuromodulation in primary headaches. Headache 2011; 51:1254–1266.
Conflicts of interest
About this article
Cite this article
Effat, K.G. Post-traumatic auriculotemporal neuralgia: A previously unreported complication of endaural incision. Egypt J Otolaryngol 30, 180–181 (2014). https://doi.org/10.4103/1012-5574.133225
- auriculotemporal neuralgia
- Endaural incision