Is Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery Brain Surgery? Center

Trigeminal neuralgia surgery is a treatment for nerve pain (neuralgia) that is caused by the trigeminal nerve. The trigeminal nerve exits the brain directly through the skull to supply sensation to the face. The procedure frees the trapped nerve and stops the transmission of pain signals from the trigeminal nerve to the brain. The brain is not involved in trigeminal neuralgia surgery, but some types require an opening in the skull. Read more: Is Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery Brain Surgery? Article

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