Headache relief from lateralizing head and neck positions in spontaneous intracranial hypotension.

@article{Schievink2011HeadacheRF,
  title={Headache relief from lateralizing head and neck positions in spontaneous intracranial hypotension.},
  author={W I Schievink},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={77 8},
  pages={
          799-800
        }
}
Spontaneous intracranial hypotension is an important cause of headache particularly in young and middle-aged adults. The headache is typically orthostatic, i.e., it worsens when upright and is relieved by recumbency.1,–,4 I describe a different type of positional headache in 4 patients with spontaneous intracranial hypotension: a headache relieved by lateralizing head and neck positions that is associated with the presence of an asymmetric cervical CSF leak (table e-1 on the Neurology ® Web… CONTINUE READING
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