Atypical Facial and Head Pain in Childhood and Adolescence

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Abstract

Purpose of Review: This review will consider forms of atypical facial and head pain in children and adolescents. A brief and general overview of typical head and facial pains and treatments will be offered. Moreover, atypical head and face pain will be discussed with treatment options. Recent Findings: The most recent literature including case reports will be evaluated; possible pathophysiological mechanisms, resulting disabilities, and family and social impact will be discussed. Summary: General indications for pharmacological treatment will be reviewed, when needed in more disabling cases. Also, non-pharmacological treatments that are especially suitable for this category of patients will be illustrated and discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number43
JournalCurrent Pain and Headache Reports
Volume22
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2018

Keywords

  • Adolescence
  • Atypical head and facial pain
  • Childhood
  • International Headache Classification
  • Treatment options
  • Typical head and facial pain

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Atypical Facial and Head Pain in Childhood and Adolescence'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this