Unilateral pain persisting or recurring for at least 3 months in the distribution of nervus intermedius, felt deeply in the auditory canal, caused by nervus intermedius herpes zoster infection.
- Unilateral pain in the distribution of nervus intermedius1, persisting or recurring for >3 months and fulfilling criterion C
- Nervus intermedius herpes zoster infection has occurred
- Pain developed in temporal relation to the herpes zoster infection2
- Not better accounted for by another ICHD-3 diagnosis.
- In the auditory canal, auricle and/or region of the mastoid process.
- Usually, pain will have developed while the infection was still active, but on occasion later.