more common than tension-type headache
[BMJ 2006;332:25-29 (January 7)]
Migraine is a common reason for why patients go to see their doctors,
while biologically pure, tension-type headache is rarely a cause for
medical consultation, according to the author of this article.
Recent advances in the diagnosis and management of migraine
Would you have sent a patient with sudden onset of
migraine-like headache to a CT or MR head scan? Read more about this in
the thought-provoking editorial (and all the rapid responses) a year
earlier in the same journal.
· To scan or not to
scan in headache
Daily Headache, review in NEJM, January 2006
Presented by: Arne Westgaard,
25.01.2006; last edit