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Trigeminal trophic syndrome
  1. Stephen Collyer,
  2. Geraint Fuller
  1. Department of Neurology, Gloucester Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Stephen Collyer, Department of Neurology, Gloucester Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK; steve.collyer{at}

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  • Competing interests Geraint Fuller is co-editor of Practical Neurology.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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