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Persistent idiopathic facial pain - a prospective systematic study of clinical characteristics and neuroanatomical findings at 3.0 Tesla MRI

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title = "Persistent idiopathic facial pain - a prospective systematic study of clinical characteristics and neuroanatomical findings at 3.0 Tesla MRI",
abstract = "INTRODUCTION: Persistent idiopathic facial pain (PIFP) is a poorly understood chronic orofacial pain disorder and a differential diagnosis to trigeminal neuralgia. To address the lack of systematic studies in PIFP we here report clinical characteristics and neuroimaging findings in PIFP.METHODS: Data collection was prospective and standardized in consecutive PIFP patients. All patients underwent 3.0 MRI.RESULTS: In a cohort of 53 PIFP patients, the average age of onset was 44.1 years. PIFP was found in more women 40 (75{\%}) than men 13 (25{\%}), p < 0.001. There was a high prevalence of bilateral pain 7 (13{\%}), hypoesthesia 23 (48{\%}), depression 16 (30{\%}) and other chronic pain conditions 17 (32{\%}) and a low prevalence of stabbing pain 21 (40{\%}), touch-evoked pain 14 (26{\%}) and remission periods 10 (19{\%}). The odds ratio between neurovascular contact and the painful side was 1.4 (95{\%} Cl 0.4-4.4, p = 0.565) and the odds ratio between neurovascular contact with displacement of the trigeminal nerve and the painful side was 0.2 (95{\%} Cl 0.0-2.1, p = 0.195).CONCLUSION: PIFP is separated from trigeminal neuralgia both with respect to the clinical characteristics and neuroimaging findings, as NVC was not associated to PIFP.",
author = "Stine Maarbjerg and Frauke Wolfram and Heinskou, {Tone Bruvik} and Per Rochat and Aydin Gozalov and Jannick Brennum and Jes Olesen and Lars Bendtsen",
note = "{\circledC} International Headache Society 2016.",
year = "2017",
doi = "10.1177/0333102416675618",
language = "English",
volume = "37",
pages = "1231--1240",
journal = "Cephalalgia",
issn = "0333-1024",
publisher = "Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd",
number = "13",

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T1 - Persistent idiopathic facial pain - a prospective systematic study of clinical characteristics and neuroanatomical findings at 3.0 Tesla MRI

AU - Maarbjerg, Stine

AU - Wolfram, Frauke

AU - Heinskou, Tone Bruvik

AU - Rochat, Per

AU - Gozalov, Aydin

AU - Brennum, Jannick

AU - Olesen, Jes

AU - Bendtsen, Lars

N1 - © International Headache Society 2016.

PY - 2017

Y1 - 2017

N2 - INTRODUCTION: Persistent idiopathic facial pain (PIFP) is a poorly understood chronic orofacial pain disorder and a differential diagnosis to trigeminal neuralgia. To address the lack of systematic studies in PIFP we here report clinical characteristics and neuroimaging findings in PIFP.METHODS: Data collection was prospective and standardized in consecutive PIFP patients. All patients underwent 3.0 MRI.RESULTS: In a cohort of 53 PIFP patients, the average age of onset was 44.1 years. PIFP was found in more women 40 (75%) than men 13 (25%), p < 0.001. There was a high prevalence of bilateral pain 7 (13%), hypoesthesia 23 (48%), depression 16 (30%) and other chronic pain conditions 17 (32%) and a low prevalence of stabbing pain 21 (40%), touch-evoked pain 14 (26%) and remission periods 10 (19%). The odds ratio between neurovascular contact and the painful side was 1.4 (95% Cl 0.4-4.4, p = 0.565) and the odds ratio between neurovascular contact with displacement of the trigeminal nerve and the painful side was 0.2 (95% Cl 0.0-2.1, p = 0.195).CONCLUSION: PIFP is separated from trigeminal neuralgia both with respect to the clinical characteristics and neuroimaging findings, as NVC was not associated to PIFP.

AB - INTRODUCTION: Persistent idiopathic facial pain (PIFP) is a poorly understood chronic orofacial pain disorder and a differential diagnosis to trigeminal neuralgia. To address the lack of systematic studies in PIFP we here report clinical characteristics and neuroimaging findings in PIFP.METHODS: Data collection was prospective and standardized in consecutive PIFP patients. All patients underwent 3.0 MRI.RESULTS: In a cohort of 53 PIFP patients, the average age of onset was 44.1 years. PIFP was found in more women 40 (75%) than men 13 (25%), p < 0.001. There was a high prevalence of bilateral pain 7 (13%), hypoesthesia 23 (48%), depression 16 (30%) and other chronic pain conditions 17 (32%) and a low prevalence of stabbing pain 21 (40%), touch-evoked pain 14 (26%) and remission periods 10 (19%). The odds ratio between neurovascular contact and the painful side was 1.4 (95% Cl 0.4-4.4, p = 0.565) and the odds ratio between neurovascular contact with displacement of the trigeminal nerve and the painful side was 0.2 (95% Cl 0.0-2.1, p = 0.195).CONCLUSION: PIFP is separated from trigeminal neuralgia both with respect to the clinical characteristics and neuroimaging findings, as NVC was not associated to PIFP.

U2 - 10.1177/0333102416675618

DO - 10.1177/0333102416675618

M3 - Journal article

VL - 37

SP - 1231

EP - 1240

JO - Cephalalgia

JF - Cephalalgia

SN - 0333-1024

IS - 13

ER -

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