ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 350.1

Trigeminal neuralgia

Diagnosis Code 350.1

ICD-9: 350.1
Short Description: Trigeminal neuralgia
Long Description: Trigeminal neuralgia
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 350.1

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system (320–359)
    • Disorders of the peripheral nervous system (350-359)
      • 350 Trigeminal nerve disorders

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • G50.0 - Trigeminal neuralgia

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Also called: TN, Tic douloureux

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a type of chronic pain that affects your face. It causes extreme, sudden burning or shock-like pain. It usually affects one side of the face. Any vibration on your face, even from talking, can set it off. The condition may come and go, disappearing for days or even months. But the longer you have it, the less often it goes away.

TN usually affects people over 50, especially women. The cause is probably a blood vessel pressing on the trigeminal nerve, one of the largest nerves in the head. Tumors and multiple sclerosis can also cause TN, but in some cases the cause is unknown.

There is no single test to diagnose TN. It can be hard to diagnose, since many other conditions can cause facial pain. Treatment options include medicines, surgery, and complementary techniques.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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