What is the role of stimulation of the sphenopalatine ganglion in the treatment of cluster headache (CH)?

Updated: Jun 07, 2019
  • Author: Michelle Blanda, MD; Chief Editor: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS  more...
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Stimulation of the sphenopalatine ganglion, which is located in the pterygopalatine fossa, may also be considered. [32] This approach has shown effectiveness in select patients with chronic CH. [33]


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