Published in Blood Weekly, August 11th, 2005
According to recent research from Germany, "Trigeminal trophic syndrome is an extremely rare complication following surgical ablation of the trigeminal nerve or after alcohol injection or thermocoagulation of the Gasserian ganglion. These lesions show a poor healing tendency and sometimes persist for years."
"The therapeutic results of local wound care with ointments and wound dressings are often unsatisfactory, and those of plastic surgery are variable. In the case presented, the skin area affected by neurotrophic ulceration is successfully treated with autologous...
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