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Medically unexplained chronic orofacial pain. Temporomandibular pain and dysfunction syndrome, orofacial phantom pain, burning mouth syndrome, and trigeminal neuralgia



Medically unexplained chronic orofacial pain. Temporomandibular pain and dysfunction syndrome, orofacial phantom pain, burning mouth syndrome, and trigeminal neuralgia



Medical Clinics of North America 83(3): 691



Orofacial pain syndromes pose a dilemma for physicians. Even when the patient is referred, quality medical care requires that the physician be acquainted with current evidence-based practice. Such practice may be radically different from the traditional view. This article reviews the differential diagnosis and treatment of the most common medically unexplained orofacial syndromes.

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