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European Journal of Dermatology

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A case of trigeminal trophic syndrome responding to mirogabalin Article à paraître

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Department of Dermatology, Kanto Central Hospital of the Mutual Aid Association of Public School Teachers, Tokyo, Japan

Trigeminal trophic syndrome (TTS) is a rare cause of facial ulceration characterized by intensive itch and scratching in the territory of the trigeminal nerve. TTS develops secondary to neuropathic conditions including herpes zoster [1], which has led clinicians to attempt treatments using neuroactive agents [2]. Herein, we report a case of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) and TTS successfully treated with mirogabalin, a novel drug approved for peripheral neuropathic pain.An 89-year-old female presented [...]