The aetiology underlying sinus headaches


Kaymakci M., Cikriklar H. İ. , Pay G.

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH, vol.41, no.1, pp.218-223, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0300060513475382
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.218-223

Abstract

Objective: Patients with sinus headaches usually complain of pain and pressure sensation around the sinuses and periorbital area; most are misdiagnosed with sinusitis and receive unnecessary treatment. This prospective study investigated the aetiology of sinus headache in patients with negative endoscopic or computed tomography (CT) scan findings.