BACKGROUND: Conventional treatment options for trochlear pain arising from trochleitis or primary trochlear headache include oral anti-inflammatory medications and/or local injection of corticosteroids and local anesthetic. Trochleaectomy is an additional option to consider for monocular patients with intractable trochlear pain. METHODS: We report 3 patients undergoing trochleaectomy for refractory trochlear pain syndromes. RESULTS: Trochleaectomy resulted in resolution of their periocular discomfort. CONCLUSIONS: Trochleaectomy is an effective procedure to treat trochlear pain syndrome in functionally monocular patients.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society|
|State||Published - Jun 1 2021|
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