13.2.1.3 Idiopathic glossopharyngeal neuralgia

Description:

Glossopharyngeal neuralgia with no evidence either of neurovascular compression or of causative underlying disease.

Diagnostic criteria:
  1. Recurrent paroxysms of unilateral pain fulfilling criteria for 13.2.1 Glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  2. Investigations have found neither neurovascular compression nor an underlying disease known to be able to cause 13.2.1.2 Secondary glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  3. Not better accounted for another ICHD-3 diagnosis.