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Diagnosis

Diagnosis

Diagnosis
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Trigeminal neuralgia type 1 is a treatable disorder and in some cases a curable disorder. The cure usually involves some sort of intervention like surgery or radiation. The treatment is usually medication-related. The biggest hurdle in all of this is getting the diagnosis because so many patients don't get diagnosed until many, many years into the condition. Once the diagnosis is made, we have an excellent set of options for treatment and some options for cure.

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Abhay Sanan, MD

Neurosurgeon

  • Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Clinical Assistant Professor in both the Division of Neurosurgery and the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Arizona, University Medical Center
  • Has received numerous awards throughout his career for research

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