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Med Clin North Am. 2013 Mar;97(2):293-307. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2012.12.004. Epub 2012 Dec 22.

Pain of ocular and periocular origin.

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  • 1Krieger Eye Institute At Sinai, Baltimore, USA.


Most diseases of the eye and periocular regions that cause blindness are relatively painless. Headache pain of ocular and periocular origin represent a special challenge to the clinician. For patients with ocular and periocular pain that is unrelated to primary eye disease, identification and treatment of the painful condition usually become the responsibility of the clinician.

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