Posttraumatic Headaches

Lawrence C. Newman and Morris Levin

in Headache and Facial Pain

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Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780195373875
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322800 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Posttraumatic Headaches

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One of the more controversial areas in headache medicine is the diagnosis and prognosis of trauma-related headache. Either mild or severe head and/or neck trauma can lead to chronic headaches, which are also associated with the broader postconcussive syndrome. These conditions, along with their prognostic and legal ramifications, are discussed.

Chapter.  1411 words. 

Subjects: Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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