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Cervicogenic headache and migraine: differential diagnosis and therapy

https://doi.org/10.14412/2074-2711-2020-1-112-117

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Cervicogenic headache (CH) is a syndrome of referred pain that originates in the neck structure. Despite the apparent simplicity of its determination, there is still no consensus on diagnostic criteria for cervicogenic headache amongst physicians of various specialties. In what cases is headache concurrent with neck pain a consequence of the pathology of the neck region, and in what cases is neck pain a consequence of a migraine attack?
The review deals with the diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and therapy of CH.


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A. V. Sergeev
Department of Nervous System Diseases and Neurosurgery, Institute of Clinical Medicine, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Ministry of Health of Russia; Center of Neurology, Chaika Clinic
Russian Federation

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Sergeev A.V. Cervicogenic headache and migraine: differential diagnosis and therapy. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2020;12(1):112-117. (In Russ.) https://doi.org/10.14412/2074-2711-2020-1-112-117

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