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Hemicrania Continua

Lawrence C. Newman and Morris Levin

in Headache and Facial Pain

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780195373875
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322800 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195373875.003.0018

Series: What Do I Do Now

Hemicrania Continua

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Hemicrania continua is an underrecognized primary headache disorder that is uniquely responsive to treatment with indomethacin. This chapter discusses the clinical features, differential diagnosis, and work-up for this disorder and reviews the treatment options including strategies to employ when indomethacin is ineffective or contraindicated.

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Subjects: Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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