Meningismus is a commonly overlooked finding in tension-type headache in children and adolescents.

@article{Almazov2006MeningismusIA,
  title={Meningismus is a commonly overlooked finding in tension-type headache in children and adolescents.},
  author={Irina Almazov and Natan Brand},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={423-5}
}
At present, both migraine and tension-type headaches in children are believed to be chronic primary headaches. Meningeal signs in both cases are ignored or not examined, and the neurologic status is considered normal. This is the first study that focuses on meningeal signs in children with chronic headaches. The study population comprised 1738 patients aged 5 to 17 years who were examined in an outpatient neurologic clinic over a 6-year period. Particular attention was paid to examination of… CONTINUE READING