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Post-traumatic external nasal neuralgia--an often missed cause of facial pain?
  1. D. G. Golding-Wood,
  2. G. B. Brookes
  1. National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, London, UK.

    Abstract

    Pain about the bridge of the nose is often a diagnostic dilemma. There is an important recognizable subgroup who may, as a consequence of involvement of the external nasal nerve in nasal injury, exhibit neuralgic pain after a latent interval. Temporary relief by anaesthesia can be achieved and cure is possible by division of the anterior ethmoidal nerve. This rare cause of facial pain is presented using two illustrative cases.

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