Significance of Migrainous Features in Cluster Headache: Divalproex Responsiveness

@article{Wheeler1998SignificanceOM,
  title={Significance of Migrainous Features in Cluster Headache: Divalproex Responsiveness},
  author={Steve D. Wheeler},
  journal={Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain},
  year={1998},
  volume={38}
}
  • S. D. Wheeler
  • Published 1 July 1998
  • Medicine
  • Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Two patients with cluster headache and prominent migrainous features are described and a shared migraine and cluster headache pathophysiology is discussed. Both patients failed routine cluster headache pharmacotherapy, one failed multiple operative interventions; however, both remitted on divalproex. It is suggested that migrainous features be assessed in cluster headache and divalproex initiated before pursuing invasive procedures. 
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