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14 March 2023: Clinical Research

Headache Characteristics in Chronic Neck Pain Patients with Loss of Cervical Lordosis: A Cross-Sectional Study Considering Cervicogenic Headache

Veysel Delen 1ABCDEFG* , Server İlter 2BCDEFG

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.939427

Med Sci Monit 2023; 29:e939427

Table 1 Individual characteristics in patients with and without loss of cervical lordosis.

Loss of cervical lordosis (n=38)Normal cervical lordosis (n=38)p
Age, years33.34±7.73 (18–45)33.13±6.41 (20–45)0.898*
Gender, F/M28/1029/91.000
BMI, kg/m25.35±4.08 (16.6–32.08)25.19±4.02 (17.7–35.46)0.864*
Neck pain duration, months47.11±44.67 (5–204)43.5±38.63 (4–180)0.892**
Angle (°)0.32±2.72 (−4.0 – +4.0)−18.63±8.08 (−36.2 – −5.0)**
BMI – body mass index; Angle (°) – cervical lordosis angle according to the posterior tangent technique;
* Mann-Whitney U test;
** test; Values were given as mean±SD (min.–max.) or number.

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