Persistent Idiopathic Facial Pain Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Nov 16, 2021
  • 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