Long-term relief of posttraumatic headache by sphenopalatine ganglion pulsed radiofrequency lesioning: a case report.

@article{Shah2004LongtermRO,
  title={Long-term relief of posttraumatic headache by sphenopalatine ganglion pulsed radiofrequency lesioning: a case report.},
  author={Rinoo V Shah and Gabor B. Racz},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2004},
  volume={85 6},
  pages={1013-6}
}
Posttraumatic headache is a common and disabling pain syndrome in patients who sustain a head injury. Unfortunately, conventional treatments may fail or cause intolerable side effects. Because chronic headache may be mediated by central and peripheral neural processes, these structures may be therapeutic targets. One target, the sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG), is implicated in several headache disorders and has been lesioned for headache relief. Because of the risks of neurolytic procedures… CONTINUE READING

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