Journal of General Practice

ISSN: 2329-9126

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Krithi Nathan

Department of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Short Communication   
    A Cutting Edge Therapy: Tonsillectomy for the Treatment of Probable Sleep Apnea Associated Chronic Migraine
    Author(s): Roni Sharon*, Krithi Nathan and Paul G. Mathew

    Objective: Case report of chronic migraine with comorbid sleep apnea that regressed to low-frequency migraine after tonsillectomy Background: According to the International Classification of Headache Disorders III (ICHD-3), sleep apnea can be a cause of headache or a trigger for the chronification of migraine. Large tonsils that obstruct airways contribute to tonsillolith formation, halitosis, periodic tonsillitis and occasionally cause sleep apnea. Adequate treatment of sleep apnea can result in the improvement of migraine frequency and intensity, and reduce the risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular comorbidities. Results: The patient‏‎ is a 24 years old woman with a past medical history of obesity and asthma, with a chief complaint of ICHD-3 chronic migraine without aura. She experienced a frequency .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2329-9126.22.10.462

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