“Sinus Headache”: Diagnosis and Dilemma?? An Analytical and Prospective Study

  • Ashish Maurya
  • Sadat QureshiEmail author
  • Shalini Jadia
  • Mamta Maurya
Original Article


To evaluate the type, location, severity of headache and their relation to various nasal and sinus related pathological conditions. All the patients presenting with acute and chronic sinus and nasal infections along with headache were included in the study. The diagnostic confirmation was done with clinical along with radiological and endoscopic evaluation. Various parameters categorized accordingly. Chronic rhinosinusitis/chronic recurrent rhinosinusitis are the most common nasal condition seen in oto-rhino-laryngology OPD which has enormous economic burden and significant morbidity on general population. The headache is the commonest associated symptom which is needed to be given attention. The location, variation, pattern of the headache can guide us towards the correct diagnosis.


Headache Sinusitis Sinugenic Non-sinugenic Migraine 


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Conflict of interest

All authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical Approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Ethical Approval

This article does not contain any studies with animals performed by any of the authors.

Informed Consent

Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ashish Maurya
    • 1
  • Sadat Qureshi
    • 2
    Email author
  • Shalini Jadia
    • 2
  • Mamta Maurya
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of E.N.TGovernment Medical CollegeDatiaIndia
  2. 2.Department of E.N.TPeoples Medical College and Research CentreBhopalIndia
  3. 3.BhopalIndia

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