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Cervicogenic headache: an assessment of the evidence on clinical diagnosis, invasive tests, and treatment

Bogduk, Nikolai; Govind, Jayantilal


Cervicogenic headache is characterised by pain referred to the head from the cervical spine. Although the International Headache Society recognises this type of headache as a distinct disorder, some clinicians remain sceptical. Laboratory and clinical studies have shown that pain from upper cervical joints and muscles can be referred to the head. Clinical diagnostic criteria have not proved valid, but a cervical source of pain can be established by use of fluoroscopically guided, controlled,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: The Lancet Neurology
DOI: 10.1016/S1474-4422(09)70209-1


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