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Cervicogenic headache: Differential diagnosis and treatment

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The paper discusses the issues of differential diagnosis of cervicocranialgia with tension headache and migraine with concomitant cervical myofascial syndrome. It considers the basic mechanisms of the pathogenesis of these nosological entities and common approaches to their treatment. The mechanisms of pathogenetic action of myorelaxants are shown in cervicocranialgia and myofascial pain syndromes. Methods for mini-invasive therapy for cervicogenic headache and other musculoskeletal disorders are presented.

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Aleksey Nikolayevich Barinov

Otdel nevrologii i klinicheskoy neyrofiziologii

E V Parkhomenko

kafedra nervnykh bolezney


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Barinov A.N., Parkhomenko E.V. Cervicogenic headache: Differential diagnosis and treatment. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2012;4(3):24-28. (In Russ.)

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