13.2.1.1 Classical glossopharyngeal neuralgia

Description:

Glossopharyngeal neuralgia developing without apparent cause other than neurovascular compression.

Diagnostic criteria:
  1. Recurrent paroxysms of unilateral pain fulfilling criteria for 13.2.1 Glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  2. Demonstration on MRI or during surgery of neurovascular compression of the glossopharyngeal nerve root.