Month: February 2017

Anatomy of the Supratrochlear Nerve: Implications for the Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches

Abstract: Background: Migraine headaches have been linked to compression, irritation, or entrapment of peripheral nerves in the head and neck at muscular, fascial, and vascular sites. The frontal region is a trigger for many patients’ symptoms, and the possibility for compression of the supratrochlear nerve by the corrugator muscle has been indirectly implied. To further …

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Supraorbital Rim Syndrome: Definition, Surgical Treatment, and Outcomes for Frontal Headache

Migraine headaches directly affect 11% or more of the adult population (almost 35 million Americans).1¬†There are significant direct implications to our healthcare and social systems related to the treatment of these migraine patients and indirect effects because of impaired work performance, detrimental family consequences, social interactions, and quality of life. As far as we have …

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