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Glossopharyngeal neuralgia is a relatively rare condition characterized by severe, paroxysmal episodes of pain localized to the external ear canal, the base of the tongue, the tonsil or the area beneath the angle of the jaw.
This is a unique case report of a female presents with sharp, shock-like pain in the inferior aspect of the left tongue. The poster describes the patient's initial clinical presentation, clinical course, diagnostic evaluation.