Postmeningitis Headache

  title={Postmeningitis Headache},
  author={Miri Y. Neufeld and Therese A. Treves and Vladimir Chistik and Amos D. Korczyn},
  journal={Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain},
Acute meningitis is associated with headache, but the natural history of the headache following recovery is unknown. We addressed this issue in 141 patients admitted during 1990 to 1993 with laboratory‐confirmed meningitis. We excluded patients younger than 5 years (n=44), elderly demented patients (n=6), and those with potential causes of headache other than meningitis (n=4). Seventeen candidates could not be traced. The remaining 70 patients were interviewed using a semistructured… 

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