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Hemicrania continua evolving from episodic paroxysmal hemicrania.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16919066     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 45-year-old woman, who had been diagnosed in our unit with episodic paroxysmal hemicrania, was seen 2 years later for ipsilateral hemicrania continua in remitting form. Both types of headache had a complete response to indomethacin and did not occur simultaneously. The patient had a previous history of episodic moderate headaches that met criteria for probable migraine without aura and also had a family history of headache. The clinical course in this case suggests a pathogenic relationship between both types of primary headache.
F Castellanos-Pinedo; M Zurdo; E Martínez-Acebes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0333-1024     ISO Abbreviation:  Cephalalgia     Publication Date:  2006 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-08-21     Completed Date:  2006-10-12     Revised Date:  2008-02-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200710     Medline TA:  Cephalalgia     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1143-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, Hospital Virgen del Puerto, Plasencia, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Disease Progression
Indomethacin / therapeutic use
Paroxysmal Hemicrania / classification*,  diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Treatment Outcome
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