What causes pediatric sinus headache?

Updated: Jan 02, 2019
  • Author: J Ivan Lopez, MD, FAAN, FAHS; Chief Editor: George I Jallo, MD  more...
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Often suspected but rarely implied, sinusitis should be excluded as the cause of headache, although acute sinusitis typically presents with systemic and otorhinolaryngologic (ORL) symptoms and signs. Chronic and allergic sinusitis are almost never responsible for headaches.


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