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Headache and botulinum toxin

The Journal of Headache and Pain20056:222

Published: 20 July 2005


The authors discuss clinical and international experience about botulinum toxins (BTX types A and B) in headache treatment. Data from literature suggest good results for the treatment of tensiontype headache, migraine and chronic tension–type headache. In the present paper mechanisms of action and injection sites will also be discussed.

Key words

MigraineTension typeBotulinum toxin