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Other Secondary Headaches: Odontogenic Pain and Other Painful Orofacial Conditions

Lookup NU author(s): Emma Beecroft, David Edwards, James AllisonORCiD



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This article discusses extremely common odontogenic pain conditions which may occasionally present to the neurology clinic mimicking headache, and other uncommon orofacial pain conditions which may do the same. Typical presentations, investigative strategies, and management are discussed, as well as highlighting key diagnostic criteria and the importance of involving oral or dental specialists where diagnostic uncertainty exists.

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Author(s): Beecroft EV, Edwards D, Allison JR

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Neurologic Clinics

Year: 2024

Volume: 42

Issue: 2

Pages: 615-632

Print publication date: 01/05/2024

Online publication date: 09/01/2024

Acceptance date: 21/12/2023

Date deposited: 15/01/2024

ISSN (print): 0733-8619

ISSN (electronic): 1557-9875

Publisher: Elsevier Inc.


DOI: 10.1016/j.ncl.2023.12.013

ePrints DOI: 10.57711/7sxq-kz75


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