Headache after concussion.

@article{Stovner2009HeadacheAC,
  title={Headache after concussion.},
  author={Lars Stovner and Harald Schrader and Dalia Mickeviciene and Danguole Surkiene and Trond Sand},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={112-20}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Chronic post-traumatic headache attributed to mild head injury is a somewhat disputed headache diagnosis. A main object of this study was to assess the validity of this diagnosis by studying the headache pattern of concussed patients that participated in one historic (n = 131) and one prospective cohort (n = 217) study. METHODS Head injury patients were recruited from two hospitals in Kaunas, Lithuania. Controls were recruited amongst patients with minor orthopaedic… CONTINUE READING

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This negative correlation , and the lack of specificity indicates that headache occurring 3 months or more after concussion is not caused by the head or brain injury .
This negative correlation , and the lack of specificity indicates that headache occurring 3 months or more after concussion is not caused by the head or brain injury .
This negative correlation , and the lack of specificity indicates that headache occurring 3 months or more after concussion is not caused by the head or brain injury .
This negative correlation , and the lack of specificity indicates that headache occurring 3 months or more after concussion is not caused by the head or brain injury .
In both injury groups , the existence of pre - traumatic headache was a predictor of post - traumatic headache , although pre - traumatic headache seems to have been underreported amongst the concussed patients .
In both injury groups , the existence of pre - traumatic headache was a predictor of post - traumatic headache , although pre - traumatic headache seems to have been underreported amongst the concussed patients .
This negative correlation , and the lack of specificity indicates that headache occurring 3 months or more after concussion is not caused by the head or brain injury .
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