Idiopathic painful nervus intermedius neuropathy


Unilateral continuous or near-continuous pain, with or without superimposed brief paroxysms, in the distribution(s) of nervus intermedius and of unknown aetiology.

Diagnostic criteria:
  1. Pain in the distribution(s) of nervus intermedius1 on one or both sides
  2. No cause has been identified
  3. Not better accounted for by another ICHD-3 diagnosis.

In the auditory canal, auricle and/or region of the mastoid process.