Not all unilateral headaches are migraine. Correct treatment depends on correct diagnosis. This session focuses on the diagnostic approach to unilateral headache and an evidence based treatment approach to non-migrainous unilateral headaches including cranial neuralgias. The challenge of successful management of medication overuse headache will also be addressed.
A Practical Approach to Cranial Neuralgias
James C. Watson, MD
Non-Migrainous Unilateral Headache
Alexander Feoktistov, MD PhD
Successful Management of Medication Overuse Headache
Zahid H. Bajwa, MD
- Describe the diagnostic approach to unilateral headaches and an evidence-based pharmacologic and interventional treatment approach to non-migrainous unilateral headache.
- Identify the pathophysiology and classification of trigeminal neuralgia and other facial pain conditions.
- Describe an evidence based algorithmic approach to the treatment options for patients with trigeminal neuralgia: pharmacological, interventional, and surgical.
- Recognize the causes of chronic daily headache, with an emphasis on medication overuse, and an evidence based pharmacologic and behavioral approach to treatment.
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