Headache and the patient who failed primary sinus surgery

William H. Moretz, Stilianos E Kountakis

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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
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9783540789307
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Moretz, W. H., & Kountakis, S. E. (2008). Headache and the patient who failed primary sinus surgery. In Revision Sinus Surgery (pp. 217-222). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-78931-4_25