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A Correlative study of sinusitis versus headache

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Abstract

Headache is a very annoying condition for patients and also for those trying to tread it.Head aches can be of sinugenic origin, even if this cause may not be suspected from the case history:Average age of onset for sinugenic headache is 25 to 30 years. Sinugenic headache occurs equaliy in both saxes. Diagnosis of sinugenic headache is done by the clinical history,examition of nuse and paranasal sinuses and relevant investigatins besides excluding the headaches of nonsinugenic and pyschogenic cause. Surgical treatment is helpful in curing the patients of sinugenic headaches in most of the cases. Only two patients could benefit with medical treatment. Recurrences are common in patients of headaches of multiple etiology and more if not treated specfically.

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Correspondence to Pramod Kumar or Praveen Chawla.

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Kumar, P., Chawla, P. A Correlative study of sinusitis versus headache. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 52, 125–127 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03000328

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Keywords

  • Migraine
  • Histamine
  • Medical Treatment
  • Meningitis
  • Glaucoma