Medication overuse headache and applicability of the ICHD-II diagnostic criteria: 1-year follow-up study (CARE I protocol).

@article{Ghiotto2009MedicationOH,
  title={Medication overuse headache and applicability of the ICHD-II diagnostic criteria: 1-year follow-up study (CARE I protocol).},
  author={Natascia Ghiotto and Grazia Sances and Federica Galli and Cristina Tassorelli and Elena Guaschino and Giorgio Sandrini and Giuseppe Nappi},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={233-43}
}
Medication overuse headache (MOH) is a growing problem worldwide and a challenge for clinicians and investigators. This study aims to contribute to the ongoing debate surrounding the classification of MOH. Applying the revised diagnostic criteria for MOH contained in the updated International Classification of Headache Disorders (ICHD-II), we enrolled 140 probable MOH (p-MOH) patients. They were submitted to an in-patient detoxification protocol and re-examined 2, 6 and 12 months later to… CONTINUE READING