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158 Possible Causes for Pain of Head and Neck Region

  • Tonsillitis

    To review the literature concerning the 2 primary hypotheses put forth to explain the pathogenesis of peritonsillar abscess: "the acute tonsillitis hypothesis" (peritonsillar abscess is a complication of acute tonsillitis) and "the Weber gland hypothesis" (peritonsillar abscess is an infection of Weber's glands).[…][]

  • Whiplash Injury

    RESULTS: Irrespective of pain in other areas, 86% of respondents reported posterior neck pain, 72% indicated head pain, and 60% noted lumbar back pain.[] Ninety-five percent of claimants reported some pain within the posterior trunk region, comprising the posterior neck, shoulder, mid-back, lumbar, and buttock areas.[]

  • Cervicogenic Headache

    Cervicogenic Headache Cervicogenic headache is defined as unilateral or bilateral pain localised to the neck and occipital region which may project to regions on the head[] Head pain is triggered by neck movement, sustained awkward head postures, applying deep pressure to the base of the skull or upper neck region, and/or taking a deep breath[] In general terms a headache is a pain that occurs in the head and upper neck region of the body.[]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    The authors discuss the various operations used in the treatment of myelopathy caused by cervical spondylosis. Recently they have used the so-called "open door" operation, which raises the posterior vertebral arch, in place of laminectomy, hemilaminectomy and anterior interbody fusion. The "open door" operation is[…][]

  • Intracranial Hemorrhage

    BACKGROUND: While modifiable bleeding risks should be addressed in all patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), use of a bleeding risk score enables clinicians to 'flag up' those at risk of bleeding for more regular patient contact reviews. We compared a risk assessment strategy for major bleeding and intracranial[…][]

  • Thyroid Cancer

    Article Navigation 1 Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Unité 601 (J.B., F.K.-B., J.-F.C.), F-44000 Nantes, France; 2 Université de Nantes (J.B., F.K.-B., J.-F.C.), F-44000 Nantes, France; * Address all correspondence and requests for reprints to: Jacques Barbet, Département de Recherche en[…][]

  • Common Migraine

    […] presence of either a multi-focal peripheral pathological process or referred pain from other structures in the head and neck region.[] The absence of a decrease in PPT and the presence of several tender areas in multiple regions, particularly where pain was spontaneously reported to be located, suggest the[]

  • Meningoencephalitis

    Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Nov;16(11):e261-e266. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30162-1. Epub 2016 Sep 16. Author information 1 Department of Paediatric Haematology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Emma Children's Hospital, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Department of Paediatrics, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis,[…][]

  • Spinal Cord Injury

    Some of the emergency signs and symptoms after the injury requiring immediate medical attention include: Extreme pain and pressure in lower back, neck as well as head.[] Tingling sensation especially in the lower limb region. Maintenance of awkward posture. What goes wrong in Spinal Cord Injury![]

  • Myelitis

    BACKGROUND: HHV7 reactivation has been occasionally reported as a cause of encephalitis or myelitis in transplant recipients, but to our knowledge it has never been associated with neurological disease in HIV-infected patients. We report a case of acute myelitis in an HIV-infected patient, with sustained HHV-7 DNA[…][]

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