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Bayard Taylor Horton - bibliography

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American physician, born 1895, Gate City, Virginia; died July 6, 1980, Rochester, Minnesota.


  • A new syndrome of vascular headache: results of treatment with histamine: preliminary report. With A. R. MacLean and W. M. Craig.
    Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Rochester, Minnesota 1939, 14: 257-260.
  • The use of histamine in the treatment of specific types of headaches.
    Journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago, 1941, 116: 377-83.
  • Histaminic cephalgia (Horton's headache or syndrome).
    Maryland State Medical Journal, Baltimore, 1961, 10: 178-203.

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