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Two Cases of Atypical Facial Pain Using Treatment of Acupuncture at Cervical and Facial region : A Case Report

경추부 중심의 침치료로 호전된 비정형 안면통의 치험 2례

  • Received : 2018.03.16
  • Accepted : 2018.04.09
  • Published : 2018.04.30

Abstract

Atypical facial pain is persistent facial pain in the absence of clinical neurological deficit. We experienced two patient who are diagnosed atypical facial pain with Classification of International Headache Society. They were treated by acupuncture at their cervical and facial region. After treatment, their Pain intensity numerical rating scale(PI-NRS) is decreased and EuroQol five dimensions questionnaire(EQ-5D) score is increased. Treatment of acupuncture at cervical and facial region could be effective for easing the clinical symptoms of atypical facial pain. Further studies are needed to find effective treatment for atypical facial pain.

Keywords

Atypical facial pain(AFP);Facial pain;Acupuncture

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