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Isolated Unilateral Temporal Muscle Hypertrophy: A Rare Cause of Hemicranial Headache
Article first published online: 26 MAR 2009
© 2009 the Authors. Journal compilation © 2009 American Headache Society
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 49, Issue 5, pages 779–782, May 2009
How to Cite
Vordenbäumen, S., Groiss, S. J. and Dihné, M. (2009), Isolated Unilateral Temporal Muscle Hypertrophy: A Rare Cause of Hemicranial Headache. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 49: 779–782. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2009.01393.x
- Issue published online: 27 APR 2009
- Article first published online: 26 MAR 2009
- Accepted for publication September 22, 2008.
- isolated unilateral hypertrophy of the temporal muscle;
- botulinum toxin
A case of isolated unilateral hypertrophy of the Musculus temporalis identified by magnetic resonance imaging associated with recurrent hemicranial headache in a 22-year-old woman with Turkish ancestry is presented. Symptomatic relief was achieved by administration of acetaminophen. A review of the literature is presented and additional treatment options are discussed.