Comprehensive Role of Otorhinolaryngologists in the Management of Headache: A Prospective Tertiary Care Centre Based Study
Rajwant Kaur; Pawan Kumar.
Journal Title:Acta Scientific Otolaryngology
Headache is most common complaint of human being. Classified into primary (migraine, tension headache and tri-geminal neuralgia) and secondary (infectious, vascular and drug induced). Sinugenic headache is deep seated, dull aching with full-ness and heaviness in sinus area. The purpose of study to assess the comprehensive role of otorhinolaryngologists in the diagnosis of headache and to evaluate the efficacy of medical and surgical management of patients presented with headache. 200 patients reported to rhinology clinic with headache. Detailed history, head and neck examination routine blood investigation, fundus examina-tion and anterior rhinoscopy, radiological investigations X-ray paranasal sinuses, skull and cervical spine and direct nasal endoscopy was and CT paranasal sinus preoperatively done