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Timothy Y. Kim, Christopher M. Jackson, Yuanxuan Xia, Leila A. Mashouf, Kisha K. Patel, Eileen S. Kim, Alice L. Hung, Adela Wu, Tomas Garzon-Muvdi, Matthew T. Bender, Chetan Bettegowda, John Y. K. Lee and Michael Lim

contribution of other etiologies remains unknown. 8 In some cases the source of pain may be central, peripheral, or both. 18 MVD is often the procedure of choice for patients with medically refractory TN because of its durable pain relief independent of the degree of trigeminal nerve injury. 2 , 12 , 29 It is notable, however, that vascular compression may occur without TN symptoms and there are other known causes of TN, such as primary demyelinating disorders, infiltration of the nerve root, trigeminal ganglion or nerve by a tumor or amyloid, or small infarcts or