Cluster Headache Like Symptoms Due to Sinusitis: Evidence for Neuronal Pathogenesis of Cluster Headache Syndrome

Authors

  • Takao Takeshima M.D.,

  • Seiho Nishikawa M.D.,

  • Kazuro Takahashi M.D.


Abstract

SYNOPSIS

Two patients with paranasal sinusitis, who showed cluster headache like symptoms rather than typical sinusitis symptoms, are reported. A possible mechanism of the cluster headache like symptoms is discussed. The importance of paranasal radiological study of patients with cluster headache like symptoms is emphasized. These cases seem to support a neuronal pathogenesis of the cluster headache syndrome.

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