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New research 835: Successful tooth extraction in CH?

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#1 Wed, 19/03/2014 - 15:02
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New research 835: Successful tooth extraction in CH?

[quote]Ear Nose Throat J. 2013 Jun;92(6):264, 266, 268 passim.

 

B]Relief from cluster headaches following extraction of an ipsilateral infected tooth.[/b]

 

Hoffman MR1, McCulloch TM.

 

Author information 1Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Box 7375 Clinical Science Center-H4, 600 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53792, USA.

 

Abstract

 

A 60-year-old man with a 7-year history of cluster headaches was seen by an oral surgeon for evaluation of pain in the left upper second molar ipsilateral to the side affected by the headaches. During extraction of the tooth, infection, decay, and inflammation were discovered. Since the extraction in November 2008, the patient has experienced one episode of cluster headaches as of April 2013. [/quote]

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