An uncommonly common: Glossopharyngeal neuralgia

P. M. Singh, Manpreet Kaur, Anjan Trikha

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Glossopharyngeal neuralgia is a relatively rare condition characterized by severe, paroxysmal episodes of pain localized to the external ear canal, the base of the tongue, the tonsil or the area beneath the angle of the jaw. This pain is many a times confused with Trigeminal Neuralgia and mistreated. There are various diagnostic and management dilemmas which are herein addressed in this review.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalAnnals of Indian Academy of Neurology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2013


  • Glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  • Stylalgia


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