Arterial cross compression of the trigeminal nerve at the pons in trigeminal neuralgia. Case report with autopsy findings

S. J. Haines, A. J. Martinez, P. J. Jannetta

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Abstract

The autopsy findings in a patient with trigeminal neuralgia who died from unrelated causes are presented. Arterial cross compression of the appropriate trigeminal nerve at the pons was demonstrated. The relationship of arterial cross compression to trigeminal neuralgia is briefly discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)257-259
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Volume50
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

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