Hemicrania continua in a patient with concomitant dental disease

Noma, Noboru; Kamo, Hiroshi; Shimizu, Kohei; Plaza-Villegas, Francisco; Oka, Shunichi; Imamura, Yoshiki
October 2012
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Oct2012, Vol. 143 Issue 10, p1099
Academic Journal
Case Study
A case study is presented of a 41 year old woman with a history of odontogenic or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain and magnetic imaging resonance (MRI) was performed. She was prescribed with the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) loxoprofen & discusses the diagnosis for Hemicrania continua (HC) based on ICHD-II: International Classification of Headache Disorders and suggests a detail clinical examination to differentiate between odontogenic and nonodontogenic causes of orofacial pain.


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