EFNS guidelines on the treatment of cluster headache and other trigeminal‐autonomic cephalalgias

@article{May2006EFNSGO,
  title={EFNS guidelines on the treatment of cluster headache and other trigeminal‐autonomic cephalalgias},
  author={Arne May and Maurizio Leone and Judit {\'A}fra and Mattias Linde and Peter S. Sandor and Stefan Evers and Peter J. Goadsby},
  journal={European Journal of Neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={13}
}
Cluster headache and the other trigeminal‐autonomic cephalalgias [paroxysmal hemicrania, short‐lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache attacks with conjunctival injection and tearing (SUNCT) syndrome] are rare but very disabling conditions with a major impact on the patient's quality of life. The objective of this study was to give evidence‐based recommendations for the treatment of these headache disorders based on a literature search and consensus amongst a panel of experts. All available… 
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