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By Jes Olesen MD PhD, Peer Tfelt-Hansen MD PhD, K. Michael A. Welch MD, Peter J. Goadsby, Nabih M. Ramadan

Verified around the globe because the one definitive, encyclopedic reference on headache, The complications is now in its completely revised, up-to-date 3rd version. the most important overseas specialists study the mechanisms of over a hundred different types of headache and supply evidence-based remedy options, together with large tables of managed medical trials. This version provides the revised foreign Headache Society class of complications and explains the right way to use this new type for exact analysis. Many headache entities are mentioned for the 1st time, equivalent to continual migraines; basic headache attributed to sexual intercourse; fundamental stabbing, cough, exertional, and thunderclap complications; hypnic complications; and new day-by-day chronic complications. a brand new part specializes in youth complications. Chapters that target complications in aged sufferers and sufferers with psychiatric or scientific illnesses also are incorporated.

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4. Eriksen M, Thomsen L, Olesen J. Sensitivity and specificity of new international diagnostic criteria for migraine with aura. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2005;76:212-217. 5. Eriksen M, Thomsen L, Andersen I, et al. Clinical characteristics of 362 patients with familial migraine with aura. Cephalalgia. 2004;24(7):564-575. 6. Eriksen MK, Thomsen LL, Russell MB. Prognosis of migraine with aura. Cephalalgia. 2004;24(1):18-22. 7. Headache Classification Committee of the International Headache Society.

Headache attacks lasting 4-72 hours2,3 and occurring <15 days per month4 (untreated or unsuccessfully treated). C. Photophobia and phonophobia8 E. Not attributed to another disorder9 1 Differentiating between migraine without aura and episodic tension-type headache may be difficult. Therefore at least five attacks are required. 6. 2 If the patient falls asleep during migraine and wakes up without it, duration of the attack is until time of awakening. 3 In children, attacks may last 1-72 hours. (The evidence for untreated durations less than 2 hours in children should be corroborated by prospective diary studies).

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