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Table 13-19
Criteria for Rating Trigeminal or Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
CLASSCLASS 0CLASS 1CLASS 2CLASS 3
History of trigeminal or glossopharyngeal neuralgia with impairment despite optimal medical management. Headaches have reached a period of maximal medical improvement. 
WHOLE PERSON IMPAIRMENT RATING (%) 0% 1%–2% 3%–5% 6%–10% 
DESCRIPTION No neuralgia Mild uncontrolled facial neuralgic pain that may interfere with ADLs or mild motor loss Moderately severe, uncontrolled facial neuralgic pain that interferes with ADLs or moderate motor loss Severe, uncontrolled, unilateral or bilateral facial neuralgic pain that prevents performance of ADLs or severe motor loss 
CLASSCLASS 0CLASS 1CLASS 2CLASS 3
History of trigeminal or glossopharyngeal neuralgia with impairment despite optimal medical management. Headaches have reached a period of maximal medical improvement. 
WHOLE PERSON IMPAIRMENT RATING (%) 0% 1%–2% 3%–5% 6%–10% 
DESCRIPTION No neuralgia Mild uncontrolled facial neuralgic pain that may interfere with ADLs or mild motor loss Moderately severe, uncontrolled facial neuralgic pain that interferes with ADLs or moderate motor loss Severe, uncontrolled, unilateral or bilateral facial neuralgic pain that prevents performance of ADLs or severe motor loss 
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