Cervicogenic Headache: Diagnostic Criteria
Article first published online: 20 MAY 2005
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 30, Issue 11, pages 725–726, November 1990
How to Cite
Sjaastad, O., Fredriksen, T.A. and Pfaffenrath, V. (1990), Cervicogenic Headache: Diagnostic Criteria. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 30: 725–726. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.1990.hed3011725.x
- Issue published online: 20 MAY 2005
- Article first published online: 20 MAY 2005
- Accepted for Publication: October 4, 1990.
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- cervicogenic headache;
Criteria for the diagnosis of cervicogenic headache are proposed, which include unilateral head pain, symptoms and signs of neck involvement, non-clustering episodic moderate pain originating in the neck then spreading to the head, and response to root or nerve blockade; plus rarer and non-obligatory features such as autonomic disturbances, dizziness, phonophotophobia, monocular visual blurring, and difficulty swallowing.