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Tension-Type Headache

"Tension-Type Headache" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A common primary headache disorder, characterized by a dull, non-pulsatile, diffuse, band-like (or vice-like) PAIN of mild to moderate intensity in the HEAD; SCALP; or NECK. The subtypes are classified by frequency and severity of symptoms. There is no clear cause even though it has been associated with MUSCLE CONTRACTION and stress. (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tension-Type Headache" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Tension-Type Headache" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 45 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2011 and 2015
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