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Extracervical symptoms after whiplash trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7954744     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thirty-eight patients with late whiplash syndrome were investigated with regard to symptoms which conform with the criteria for other specific diagnoses. All had pain and tender points in the neck and 37 (97.4%) suffered from headache. Seven patients (18.4%) had occipital neuralgia in accordance with the IHS criteria and 16 (42.1%) if the IASP criteria were used. Four patients (10.5%) had oromandibular dysfunction, 20 (52.6%) had periarticular shoulder disorder, and 12 (31.6%) had thoracic outlet syndrome. Five (13.2%) had chronic mechanical low back pain and two (5.3%) segmental instability of the lumbar spine. Four (10.5%) had symptoms concurring with the diagnosis of fibromyalgia. It is concluded that many of the symptoms of patients that suffer from late whiplash syndrome conform with the criteria of other specific diagnoses.
Authors:
T Magnússon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0333-1024     ISO Abbreviation:  Cephalalgia     Publication Date:  1994 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-12-08     Completed Date:  1994-12-08     Revised Date:  2008-02-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200710     Medline TA:  Cephalalgia     Country:  NORWAY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  223-7; discussion 181-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine, City Hospital, Reykjavík, Iceland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Female
Fibromyalgia / etiology
Headache / etiology*
Humans
Joint Instability / etiology
Low Back Pain / etiology
Lumbar Vertebrae / injuries
Male
Middle Aged
Neuralgia / etiology
Neurologic Examination
Pain / etiology*
Pain Measurement
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy / etiology
Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome / etiology
Tendinopathy / etiology
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome / etiology
Whiplash Injuries / complications*,  diagnosis

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