Portuguese Version

Year:  1995  Vol. 61   Ed. 4 - ()

Artigos Originais

Pages: 259 to 263

Craniofacial Pain - A Schedule for Physical Examination.

Author(s): Onivaldo Betran*,
Victor Nakajima**.

Keywords: Headache, facial pain

Cranio facial pain is a frequent challeng for the physician anamnesis with the goal to obtain specific and useful information about symptoms in cranial pain. It can be improved by identifying aching points. In the article, the authors present a pratical and specific schedule for physical examination to be applied in patients with chronic pain. This specifc schedule, which has proved useful in detecting the exact anatomic sites of pain, has a sequence ordered which includes palpation and inspection of muscles, nerves and arteries.






Voltar Back      Topo Top


All rights reserved - 1933 / 2024 © - Associação Brasileira de Otorrinolaringologia e Cirurgia Cérvico Facial