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botulinic headache

Dimos D Mitsikostas
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This article addresses nocebo in headache. Nocebo is the antipode of placebo and refers to adverse events a person manifests after receiving placebo. RECENT FINDINGS: In randomized trials for migraine prevention meta-analyses revealed that eight out of 20 patients treated with placebo experienced any adverse event. More importantly, one out of 20 patients treated with placebo withdrew treatment because of adverse events. The adverse events in placebo groups mirrored the adverse events expected of the active medication studied, confirming that pretrial suggestions induce the adverse events in placebo-treated patients...
June 2016: Current Opinion in Neurology
P Graziano, G Dell'Aversana Orabona, F Astarita, L M Ponzo, R Nunziata, G Salzano, F Maglitto, D Solari, A Santella, M Cappabianca, G Iaconetta, L Califano
OBJECTIVE: The association of bilateral hypertrophy of temporalis and masseteric muscles is a rare clinical entity. The origin of the condition is unclear, causing cosmetic problems, pain, and functional impairment. PATIENTS AND METHODS: In this paper we analyzed 15 patients treated at the Department of Maxillo-Facial Surgery of the University of Naples Federico II, from 2000 to 2013, for temporalis and/or masseteric muscle hypertrophy, and in particular, a rare case of a patient with a marked bilateral swelling of the temporalis and masseteric region, in conjunction with a review of the literature...
2016: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
A Kohler, F Ochsner
Botulinum toxin is more and more frequently used as a therapeutic agent. The toxin blocks selectively and reversibly the neuromuscular junction, causing a muscle relaxation. Indications are mainly muscular hypercontraction, such as dystonia, blepharospasm, focal spasticity, strabismus or tics. The range of action extend to focal hyperhydrosis, palmar, axillary or plantar. It seems now that some painful syndrome such as migraine or tension headache may benefit from toxin injections. Esthetic indications constitute an extension to the pure medical indications...
June 2001: Revue M├ędicale de la Suisse Romande
G T Clark, K Koyano, P A Browne
Motor disorders affecting the orofacial musculature include bruxism, chronic orofacial muscle pain affecting the jaw and neck muscles and the involuntary waking period disorders such as orofacial dyskinesia, oral mandibular dystonia, tremor and others. Research at UCLA has touched these and many other areas. Current results have indicated the usefulness of contingent afferent electrical stimulation of the lip to control bruxism; provided information regarding the fatigue, endurance and recovery faculties of the protrusive jaw muscles; explored the issue of chronic muscle hyperactivity inducing headache pain; and worked with botulin toxin as a method to treat orofacial dystonia and dyskinesia...
January 1993: Journal of the California Dental Association
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