Previously used terms:
Atypical trigeminal neuralgia; trigeminal neuralgia type 2.
Classical trigeminal neuralgia with persistent background facial pain.
- Recurrent paroxysms of unilateral facial pain fulfilling criteria for 220.127.116.11 Classical trigeminal neuralgia
- Concomitant continuous or near-continuous pain between attacks in the affected trigeminal distribution.
Peripheral or central sensitization may account for the continuous pain.