Evaluation of the nosology of chronic tension-type headache.

  title={Evaluation of the nosology of chronic tension-type headache.},
  author={Volker Pfaffenrath and Hansruedi Isler},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  volume={13 Suppl 12},
Tension-type headache is one of the problematic classes of the IHS classification of headache. Based on the data of 211 cases of chronic tension-type headache modified criteria are proposed for the diagnosis of chronic tension-type headache. In order to provide optimal discrimination between migraine and tension-type headache it is recommended that the severity of characteristic migraine symptoms, which also frequently occur at a mild level of intensity among patients with tension-type headache… CONTINUE READING

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