Table 1 : Clinical characteristics of the patients.


No. Gender Age
(years)
Diagnosis Site Duration of symptoms
(months)
Outcome

P1 male 71 PIFP Maxillary ridge, frontal region 3 Partial improvement
P2 male 60 PIFP Mandibular ridge, left molar region 14 No improvement
P3 female 72 PIFP Left mental region 27 Complete resolution
P4 female 62 PIFP Left mental region 36 Complete resolution
P5 female 69 PIFP Right tongue border 3 Partial improvement
P6 female 59 PIFP Maxillary ridge, right molar region 60 Complete resolution
P7 female 69 PIFP Mandibular ridge, left molar region 6 Complete resolution
P8 female 52 PIFP Maxillary ridge, right molar region 72 Complete resolution
P9 female 64 PIFP Maxillary ridge, right premolar region 15 Complete resolution
P10 female 53 PIFP Maxillary ridge, left premolar region 5 Complete resolution
P11 male 47 TTN Left tongue border 3 Complete resolution
P12 female 33 TTN Left buccal mucosa 6 Complete resolution
P13 female 52 TTN Left tongue border 5 No improvement
P14 female 62 TTN Lower lip, right side 9 Complete resolution
P15 male 75 TTN Left mental region 5 No improvement
P16 female 57 TTN Right tongue border 84 Partial improvement
P17 male 66 TTN Lower lip, left side 120 No improvement
P18 female 66 TTN Right tongue border, lower lip right side* 3 No improvement
P19 female 52 TTN Left buccal mucosa 12 Partial improvement
P20 female 52 TTN Lower lip, left side 18 No improvement
P21 male 45 TTN Lower lip, left side 4 Complete resolution

PIFP- persistent idiopathic facial pain, TTN- traumatic trigeminal neuropathy
*When two sites were affected each site underwent 10 sessions as described in 'Subjects and methods' chapter.

Andabak Rogulj et al.Journal of Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering  2013 2:5DOI : 10.7243/2050-1218-2-5