What is Glycerol Injections?

Category: Procedures


Glycerol injections are used to treat the pain associated with trigeminal neuralgia. Using a brief, intravenous anesthetic a needle is introduced into the nerve in the base of the skull and a small amount of glycerol injected. The treatment only takes a few minutes.

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