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2020 Mar 27

Eur Neurol

Facial Pain: A Comprehensive Review and Proposal for a Pragmatic Diagnostic Approach.


Van Deun L, de Witte M, Goessens T, Halewyck S, Ketelaer M-C, Matic M, Moens M, Vaes P, Van Lint M, Versijpt J
Eur Neurol. 2020 Mar 27:1-12.
PMID: 32222701.


Facial pain, alone or combined with other symptoms, is a frequent complaint. Moreover, it is a symptom situated at, more than any other pain condition, a crosspoint where several disciplines meet, for example, dentists; manual therapists; ophthalmologists; psychologists; and ear-nose-throat, pain, and internal medicine physicians besides neurologists and neurosurgeons. Recently, a new version of the most widely used classification system among neurologists for headache and facial pain, the International Classification of Headache Disorders, has been published.