Compression of superficial temporal arteries by a handmade device: a simple way to block or attenuate migraine attacks in children and adolescents.

Abstract

Because a prolonged compression of the major scalp arteries blocks migraine attacks in a substantial number of patients, we studied the effect of the use of a simple handmade device in blocking an incoming headache attack in children and adolescents. Thirty-seven consecutive ambulatory patients were instructed to apply, at the onset of each migraine attack… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0883073809333534

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@article{Cianchetti2010CompressionOS, title={Compression of superficial temporal arteries by a handmade device: a simple way to block or attenuate migraine attacks in children and adolescents.}, author={Carlo Cianchetti and Maria Celeste Serci and Tiziana Pisano and Maria Giuseppina Ledda}, journal={Journal of child neurology}, year={2010}, volume={25 1}, pages={67-70} }