Gray matter decrease in patients with chronic tension type headache.

@article{SchmidtWilcke2005GrayMD,
  title={Gray matter decrease in patients with chronic tension type headache.},
  author={Tobias Schmidt-Wilcke and Elke Leinisch and Andreas M. Straube and Nina Kaempfe and Bogdan Draganski and Hans Christoph Diener and U. Bogdahn and Arne May},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={65 9},
  pages={1483-6}
}
Using MRI and voxel-based morphometry, the authors investigated 20 patients with chronic tension type headache (CTTH) and 20 patients with medication-overuse headache and compared them to 40 controls with no headache history. Only patients with CTTH demonstrated a significant gray matter decrease in regions known to be involved in pain processing. The… CONTINUE READING