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2020 Apr

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open



Frontal Trigger Site Deactivation for Migraine Surgical Therapy.


Raposio E, Simonacci F
Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2020 Apr; 8(4):e2813.
PMID: 32440458.


The World Health Organization ranked migraine as the 19th worldwide disease causing disability. Recent insights into the pathogenesis of migraine headache substantiate a neuronal hyperexcitability and inflammation involving compressed peripheral craniofacial nerves, and these trigger points can be eliminated by surgery. In this study, we report our experience with minimally invasive surgical procedures for frontal migraine headache treatment.