Headache and the patient who failed primary sinus surgery

William H. Moretz, Stilianos E Kountakis

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Abstract

Headache is a common symptom in patients diagnosed with chronic rhinosinusitis. • The diagnosis of primary and secondary headache disorders is important to avoid unnecessary revision surgery. • Headache symptoms attributable to persistent or recurrent rhinologic disease may be addressed surgically if medical therapy has failed. • Headache symptoms secondary to rhinologic disease have shown significant improvement following endoscopic sinus surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRevision Sinus Surgery
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages217-222
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9783540789307
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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