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Chronic tension-type facial pain-a pilot study on HTTLPR genetic polymorphisms" Rhinology Online 2019 Vol 2: pp 125-133

ABSTRACT This study looked at the association between serotonin transporter gene variants and with chronic persistent tension-type facial pain. Known as triallelic 5-HTTLPR, the serotonin transporter gene-linked polymorphic region and its rs25531 polymorphism have been linked to alterations in pain perception.

Is 'Sinus' pain really sinusitis? Agius AM, Jones NS, Muscat R. Br J Hosp Med 2014; 75 (10): 696-701

So-called ‘sinus pain’ is a common complaint in GP and ENT clinics, and patients often receive treatment with antibiotics and decongestants.
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