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Causes of Trigeminal neuralgia

List of causes of Trigeminal neuralgia

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Trigeminal neuralgia) that could possibly cause Trigeminal neuralgia includes:

  • Benign tumor of the meninges
  • Facial nerve tumor
  • Enlarged blood vessels
  • Often, no cause can be found. However, areas of brain swelling or abnormal blood vessels (arteriovenous malformations) can cause it

Trigeminal neuralgia: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Trigeminal neuralgia, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Trigeminal neuralgia:

Trigeminal neuralgia: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Trigeminal neuralgia: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Trigeminal neuralgia as a symptom:

Conditions listing Trigeminal neuralgia as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Trigeminal neuralgia. Our database lists the following as having Trigeminal neuralgia as a symptom of that condition:

What causes Trigeminal neuralgia?

Causes: Trigeminal neuralgia: Often no clear cause; sometimes an underlying condition

Related information on causes of Trigeminal neuralgia:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Trigeminal neuralgia may be found in:


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