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Descriptor in English: Facial Pain
Descriptor in Spanish: Dolor Facial
Descriptor in Portuguese: Dor Facial
Descriptor in French: Algie faciale
Entry term(s): Craniofacial Pain
Face Pain
Facial Pain, Neuralgic
Myofacial Pain
Neuralgic Facial Pain
Orofacial Pain
Pain, Craniofacial
Pain, Face
Pain, Facial
Pain, Myofacial
Pain, Neuralgic Facial
Pain, Orofacial
Tree number(s): C23.888.592.612.330
Scope note: Pain in the facial region including orofacial pain and craniofacial pain. Associated conditions include local inflammatory and neoplastic disorders and neuralgic syndromes involving the trigeminal, facial, and glossopharyngeal nerves. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent facial pain as the primary manifestation of disease are referred to as FACIAL PAIN SYNDROMES.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 1986
See also the descriptors: Facial Neuralgia MeSH
Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome MeSH
Trigeminal Neuralgia MeSH
DeCS UI: 19551
Descriptor UI: D005157
Date Established: 1986/01/01
Date of Entry: 1985/05/07
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Facial Pain - Preferred
Concept UI M0008124
Scope note Pain in the facial region including orofacial pain and craniofacial pain. Associated conditions include local inflammatory and neoplastic disorders and neuralgic syndromes involving the trigeminal, facial, and glossopharyngeal nerves. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent facial pain as the primary manifestation of disease are referred to as FACIAL PAIN SYNDROMES.
Preferred term Facial Pain
Entry term(s) Face Pain
Pain, Face
Pain, Facial
Orofacial Pain - Narrower
Concept UI M0336360
Preferred term Orofacial Pain
Entry term(s) Pain, Orofacial
Neuralgic Facial Pain - Narrower
Concept UI M0336361
Preferred term Neuralgic Facial Pain
Entry term(s) Facial Pain, Neuralgic
Pain, Neuralgic Facial
Craniofacial Pain - Narrower
Concept UI M0336358
Preferred term Craniofacial Pain
Entry term(s) Pain, Craniofacial
Myofacial Pain - Narrower
Concept UI M0336359
Preferred term Myofacial Pain
Entry term(s) Pain, Myofacial



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