The localization of the initial pain of attack. A comparison between classic migraine and cervicogenic headache.

@article{Sjaastad1989TheLO,
  title={The localization of the initial pain of attack. A comparison between classic migraine and cervicogenic headache.},
  author={Ottar Sjaastad and Torbjorn A Fredriksen and Trond Sand},
  journal={Functional neurology},
  year={1989},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={73-8}
}
Twenty-two patients with classic migraine and eleven patients with cervicogenic headaches were questioned about the localization of the initial and late pain during attack. Twenty of the classic migraine patients (91%) felt the initial pain in the forehead and temporal areas, whereas an ocassional, solitary primary involvement of the neck was found in one case (5%). As the attack evolved, there was a co-involvement of more areas. An initial involvement of the forehead and temporal area occurred… CONTINUE READING