Multiple sclerosis and headache co-morbidity. A case-control study

  title={Multiple sclerosis and headache co-morbidity. A case-control study},
  author={Giovanni Vacca and Enrico Marano and Vincenzo Brescia Morra and Roberta Lanzillo and Mauro De Vito and Eligio Parente and Giuseppe Orefice},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
The prevalence of primary headache (PH) in a multiple sclerosis (MS) sample vs. control healthy subjects was investigated at a neurological clinic in 2004–2005: 122 of 238 (51%) MS patients and 57 of 238 (23%) controls proved to be affected by headache. The groups did not differ for the rates of PH types. Headache types of MS patients were comparable to those of PH patients that were observed at the same institute in a case-control comparison. First symptoms of headache preceded those of MS in… CONTINUE READING

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