J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg 2017; 43(6): 363~367
Association between headache and temporomandibular disorder
Amira Mokhtar Abouelhuda, Hyun-Seok Kim, Sang-Yun Kim, Young-Kyun Kim
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Section of Dentistry, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea
Young-Kyun Kim
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Section of Dentistry, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, 82 Gumi-ro 173beon-gil, Bundanggu, Seongnam 13620, Korea
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Received August 1, 2017; Accepted August 6, 2017.; Published online December 31, 2017.
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 Abstract
Headaches are one of the most common conditions associated with temporomandibular disorder (TMD). In the present paper, we evaluated the relationship between headache and TMD, determined whether headache influences the symptoms of TMD, and reported two cases of TMD accompanied by headache. Our practical experience and a review of the literature suggested that headache increases the frequency and intensity of pain parameters, thus complicating dysfunctional diseases in both diagnostic and treatment phases. Therefore, early and multidisciplinary treatment of TMD is necessary to avoid the overlap of painful events that could result in pain chronicity.
Keywords: Headache, Temporomandibular joint disorders


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