• Users Online: 123
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 231-233

Trigeminal trophic syndrome and neurotrophic keratopathy following stroke


1 Department of Neurology, Trakya University Medical Faculty, Edirne, Turkey
2 Department of Dermatology, Trakya University Medical Faculty, Edirne, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Ipek Gungor-Dogan
Department of Neurology, Trakya University, Balkan Campus, Edirne (22000)
Turkey
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/NSN.NSN_96_20

Rights and Permissions

Neurotrophic ulceration of the face and cornea are rare complications of trigeminal nerve damage. Their rarity makes them potentially underreported and misdiagnosed conditions. The neurogenic basis and self-manipulating nature of facial ulceration also require a rapid diagnosis to provide a rare syndrome-specific approach. Pain management for paresthesias and educating patients about their self-manipulating behaviors are key management strategies for successful treatment and improved outcomes under the multidisciplinary approach.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed138    
    Printed12    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded25    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal