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Trigeminal trophic syndrome.
  1. N. Harper


    Two cases of ulceration of the face following surgical sensory denervation are described. Both patients presented to a geriatric unit because of problems associated with mental impairment. There are relatively few reports of similar ulcers. A review of the literature suggests that mental impairment is an important aetiological factor.

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