Corpus ID: 25868730

[3-year follow-up after endonasal microscopic paranasal sinus surgery in migraine and cluster headache].

@article{WelgeLuessen19963yearFA,
  title={[3-year follow-up after endonasal microscopic paranasal sinus surgery in migraine and cluster headache].},
  author={A. Welge-Luessen and R. Hauser and R. Probst},
  journal={Laryngo- rhino- otologie},
  year={1996},
  volume={75 7},
  pages={
          392-6
        }
}
  • A. Welge-Luessen, R. Hauser, R. Probst
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • Laryngo- rhino- otologie
  • BACKGROUND Migraine and cluster headache can both be triggered by sensitive intranasal areas. METHODS Endoscopic nasal surgery was performed in 20 patients with chronic migraine without aura or cluster headaches that were refractory to other forms of treatment for a mean period of 18 years (range of 1-45 years). The selected patients showed clinical and radiographic evidence of contact between the middle turbinate and the nasal septum. All patients experienced immediate relief of pain… CONTINUE READING