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Pain pp 567-570 | Cite as

Botulinum Toxin for Chronic Migraine Headaches

  • Andrui Nazarian
  • Jihan Grant
  • Yashar EshraghiEmail author
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Abstract

Botulinum toxin injections are currently indicated for different purposes including prophylaxis for chronic migraine headaches in adults. Presented is basic knowledge regarding botulinum toxin, criteria for prophylactic use in chronic migraine headaches, and its targeted therapeutic administration.

Keywords

OnabotulinumtoxinA Botulinum toxin A Botox chronic migraine Headache prophylaxis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of California, Irvine Medical CenterIrvineUSA

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