Headaches in children.

  title={Headaches in children.},
  author={Paul Richard Dyken},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={11 5},
"Common" nonspecific headaches are the most frequent headaches in childhood and do not require a visit to the physician. Migraine is the most common of the headache syndromes with characteristic profiles, followed by the muscle contraction (tension), inflammatory and psychogenic types. Less frequent are mass or brain tumor headaches, malformation and hypertensive headaches. Migraine goes unrecognized more than the other common syndromes. Minor tranquilization may stop the pattern. The most… CONTINUE READING