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Sinus Headache

Lawrence C. Newman and Morris Levin

in Headache and Facial Pain

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780195373875
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322800 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195373875.003.0002

Series: What Do I Do Now

Sinus Headache

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Migraine and other primary headache types are often misdiagnosed as “sinus headache” because of location and nasal symptoms. However, there are some rhinological and sinus conditions that do lead to head and facial pain. Sphenoid sinus inflammation is particularly likely to produce headache. The causes and ways of diagnosing of headache due to rhinosinusitis and related conditions are discussed in this chapter.

Chapter.  1082 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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