THOMAS W. MCELIN, M.D.; BAYARD T. HORTON, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Headache and pain in the face are two difficult problems with which the practitioner of medicine must reckon. Unusual and irregular facial pain seems almost more of a therapeutic chore than the more familiar distress of headache.
Glaser1, 2, 3 reviewed the problem with painstaking care in 1928, in 1938 and again in 1940. In 1928, 143 case histories from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania were studied critically and the complete syndrome of atypical face pain was presented for the first time and was called "atypical facial neuralgia." The records
MCELIN TW, HORTON BT. ATYPICAL FACE PAIN; A STATISTICAL CONSIDERATION OF 66 CASES*. Ann Intern Med. 1947;27:749–768. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-27-5-749
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;27(5):749-768.
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