Persistent Idiopathic Facial Pain Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Oct 12, 2016
  • Author: Stanley J Krolczyk, DO, RPh; Chief Editor: Robert A Egan, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

In addition to the conditions listed in the differential diagnosis, other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Brainstem syndromes
  • Chronic pain programs
  • Demyelinating disease, either peripheral or central
  • Malignant and nonmalignant pain syndromes
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome

Differential Diagnoses