The Utility of Neuroimaging in the Evaluation of Children With Migraine or Chronic Daily Headache Who Have Normal Neurological Examinations

@article{Lewis2000TheUO,
  title={The Utility of Neuroimaging in the Evaluation of Children With Migraine or Chronic Daily Headache Who Have Normal Neurological Examinations},
  author={Donald W. Lewis and David Dorbad},
  journal={Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain},
  year={2000},
  volume={40}
}
  • D. Lewis, D. Dorbad
  • Published 1 September 2000
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Objectives.—To assess the utility of neuroimaging in the evaluation of children presenting with two of the most common forms of headache, migraine and chronic daily headache, and to determine the utility and pathological yield of neuroimaging in specific headache syndromes in children whose neurological examinations are normal. 
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