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Evaluation and Management of "Sinus Headache" in the Otolaryngology Practice OTOLARYNGOLOGIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA Patel, Z. M., Setzen, M., Poetker, D. M., DelGaudio, J. M. 2014; 47 (2): 269-?


Patients, primary care doctors, neurologists and otolaryngologists often have differing views on what is truly causing headache in the sinonasal region. This review discusses common primary headache diagnoses that can masquerade as "sinus headache" or "rhinogenic headache," such as migraine, trigeminal neuralgia, tension-type headache, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, giant cell arteritis (also known as temporal arteritis) and medication overuse headache, as well as the trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias, including cluster headache, paroxysmal hemicrania, and hemicrania continua. Diagnostic criteria are discussed and evidence outlined that allows physicians to make better clinical diagnoses and point patients toward better treatment options.

View details for DOI 10.1016/j.otc.2013.10.008

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View details for PubMedID 24680494