Facial, tooth, or jaw pain

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DDx

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DDX

  • Dental caries or abscess
  • Sinusitis
  • Temporal arteritis
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Sialadenitis (eg, parotitis)
  • Sialolithiasis (salivary gland calculi)
  • Otitis media
  • Orbital or periorbital cellulitis
  • Peritonsillar abscess
  • Ludwig’s angina (retropharyngeal infection)
  • Carotid artery dissection
  • Glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  • Atypical facial pain
  • Postherpetic neuralgia
  • Bruxism (teeth grinding)
  • Dental misalignment
  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Trauma
  • Glaucoma
  • Dacryocystitis (lacrimal sac infection)
  • Angina pectoris
  • Numb chin syndrome (mental neuropathy) due to malignancy in mandible

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Last updated: February 24, 2015

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