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Stereotactic stimulation of posterior hypothalamic gray matter in a patient with intractable cluster headache.
To the Editor: Cluster headache is the most severe form of primary headache.1 Positron-emission tomography has shown activation of the homolateral posterior inferior hypothalamic gray matter during...
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A Review of Hormonal Findings in Cluster Headache. Evidence for Hypothalamic Involvement
The cause of cluster headache remains to be determined. The involvement of peripheral neurovascular structures can explain the pain and autonomic signs of a cluster attack, but not its rhythmicity.Expand
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Prevalence of Primary Headaches in People with Multiple Sclerosis
The aim was to investigate the lifetime prevalence of headache and primary headache (diagnoses according to International Headache Society criteria) in multiple sclerosis (MS). The relationshipsExpand
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Spontaneous intracranial hypotension with deep brain swelling.
Spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) is caused by leakage of CSF, and characterized on MRI by brain sagging, dilatation of veins and dural sinuses, subdural fluid collections and post-contrastExpand
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Restless legs syndrome and primary headaches: a clinical study
Based on recent data about the association between restless legs syndrome (RLS) and migraine, we performed an observational study on the occurrence of RLS in patients affected by primary headaches.Expand
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Verapamil in the prophylaxis of episodic cluster headache: A double-blind study versus placebo
Article abstract The authors performed a double-blind, double-dummy study to compare the efficacy of verapamil with placebo in the prophylaxis of episodic cluster headache. After 5 days’ run-in, 15Expand
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Plasma Cytokine Levels in Migraineurs and Controls
Background.—The vasoactive peptide, calcitonin gene‐related peptide (CGRP), is released from primary afferent neurons in the trigemino‐vascular circulation during migraine headache. CGRP atExpand
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Pathophysiology of trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias
Cluster headache, paroxysmal hemicrania, and short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache attacks with conjunctival injection and tearing (SUNCT) are primary headaches recently classified togetherExpand
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Topiramate 100 mg/day in migraine prevention: a pooled analysis of double‐blind randomised controlled trials
Topiramate has been shown to be effective as a preventive treatment for migraine in three large placebo‐controlled, dose‐ranging trials. Because the protocols were similar in design using the sameExpand
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Lessons From 8 Years' Experience of Hypothalamic Stimulation in Cluster Headache
Neuroimaging studies in cluster headache (CH) patients have increased understanding of attack-associated events and provided clues to the pathophysiology of the condition. They have also suggestedExpand
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