What is the role of radiography in the workup of pediatric headache?

Updated: Jan 02, 2019
  • Author: J Ivan Lopez, MD, FAAN, FAHS; Chief Editor: George I Jallo, MD  more...
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Diagnosis of sinus headache may be made by sinus radiographs depicting air-fluid levels in the sinuses. However, this test is not sensitive, and false-negative results are common. CT scanning of the sinuses is more sensitive but is usually more expensive.


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