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John Murray Carnochan

John Murray Carnochan
Born 1817
Died 1887
Nationality United States
Fields surgery
Known for trigeminal neuralgia

John Murray Carnochan (1817-1887) was an American surgeon who performed the first successful neurosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia.


  • Tubbs, R Shane; Loukas Marios, Shoja Mohammadali M, Cohen-Gadol Aaron A (Jan. 2010). "John Murray Carnochan (1817-1887): the first description of successful surgery for trigeminal neuralgia". J. Neurosurg. (United States) 112 (1): 199-201. doi:10.3171/2009.5.JNS09192. PMID 19480543. 

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