Is Chiari type I malformation a reason for chronic daily headache?

  title={Is Chiari type I malformation a reason for chronic daily headache?},
  author={C. Fern{\'a}ndez Riveira and Julio Pascual},
  journal={Current Pain and Headache Reports},
This article briefly reviews the spectrum of headaches associated with Chiari type I malformation and specifically analyzes current data on the possibility of this malformation as an etiology for some cases of chronic daily headache (CDH). Chiari type I malformation is definitely associated with cough headache and not with primary episodic headaches, with the rare exception of basilar migraine-like cases. With regard to CDH, there is no clear evidence supporting an association with this… 
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  • Medicine, Psychology
    Current pain and headache reports
  • 2005
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