Neurostimulators for facial pain: underlying fibrous dysplasia

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Severe right facial pain. Known fibrous dysplasia of the left maxilla. Previous neurostimulator insertion for facial pain

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female

Typical features of fibrous dysplasia in left maxilla including expansion and ground glass appearance. 2 electrodes have been placed in the subcutaneous tissues overlying the abnormal maxilla and also the left masseter muscle.

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Case information

rID: 27549
Case created: 7th Feb 2014
Last edited: 21st Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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