Headache and botulinum toxin

Mauro Porta, Massimo Camerlingo

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The authors discuss clinical and international experience about botulinum toxins (BTX types A and B) in headache treatment. Data from literature suggest good results for the treatment of tensiontype headache, migraine and chronictension-type headache. In the present paper mechanisms of action and injection sites will also be discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)325-327
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Headache and Pain
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2005


  • Botulinum toxin
  • Migraine
  • Tension type

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Neuroscience(all)


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