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Cluster headache in the Republic of San Marino.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3768949     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The prevalence of cluster headache (CH) in the Republic of San Marino (21,792 inhabitants; 10,893 men and 10,899 women) was studied, reviewing the past 15 years' medical records of neurological, ophthalmological, and otorhinolaryngological services. Further cases were searched for by means of a letter sent to each inhabitant. Control of the case collection method was performed on a random sample of 1314 inhabitants over 7 years, interviewed for possible past or present cluster headache. We found 15 cases of CH (14 men, 1 woman), for an estimated prevalence ratio of 69 cases per 100,000 population. No previous reports have been published on the prevalence of CH in the general population.
Authors:
R D'Alessandro; G Gamberini; G Benassi; G Morganti; P Cortelli; E Lugaresi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0333-1024     ISO Abbreviation:  Cephalalgia     Publication Date:  1986 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-12-01     Completed Date:  1986-12-01     Revised Date:  2008-02-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200710     Medline TA:  Cephalalgia     Country:  NORWAY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  159-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cluster Headache / epidemiology*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
San Marino
Vascular Headaches / epidemiology*

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