More MS news articles for Mar 2002

Multiple sclerosis presenting to the dental practitioner: a report of two cases

Dent Update 2001 Dec;28(10):516-7
Hutchinson S, Clark S.
Sunderland Royal Hospital.

In this paper, two patients are described who presented with trigeminal neuralgia which turned out to be an early symptom of multiple sclerosis.

General dental practitioners need to be aware of the possible causes for atypical facial pain, especially in patients under 40 years.