The Misdiagnosis of Cluster Headache: A Nonclinic, Population‐Based, Internet Survey

@article{Klapper2000TheMO,
  title={The Misdiagnosis of Cluster Headache: A Nonclinic, Population‐Based, Internet Survey},
  author={Jack A. Klapper and Amy Klapper and Tracy Voss},
  journal={Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain},
  year={2000},
  volume={40}
}
Objective.—We conducted the first nonclinic, Internet‐based survey of cluster headache to investigate this population with regard to diagnostic problems encountered, effective and ineffective medications, problems obtaining medications through third‐party payers, and symptoms as they relate to International Headache Society criteria. 
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