A Quantitative Assessment of Photophobia in Migraine and Tension Headache

@article{Drummond1986AQA,
  title={A Quantitative Assessment of Photophobia in Migraine and Tension Headache},
  author={Peter D. Drummond},
  journal={Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain},
  year={1986},
  volume={26}
}
  • P. Drummond
  • Published 1 October 1986
  • Geology, Psychology, Medicine
  • Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
SYNOPSIS 

Photophobia in Primary Headaches

Photophobia is a debilitating feature of many headache disorders and should not be taken as a cause for concern, but rather considered as a natural human condition.

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Unilateral Photophobia or Phonophobia in Migraine Compared With Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias

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The Role of the Trigemino Cervical Complex in Chronic Whiplash Associated Headache: A Cross Sectional Study

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