Case-Based Diagnosis and Management of Headache Disorders by Aksel Siva, Christian Lampl

By Aksel Siva, Christian Lampl

This e-book offers the training healthcare professional with a pragmatic method of the prognosis, review and administration of headache issues in accordance with classes realized from real-life headache sufferers. across the world recognized headache specialists current instances from their very own perform and speak about the evaluate and administration of every case step-by-step. The basically dependent chapters hide preliminary evaluate and diagnostic work-up, imaging, differential prognosis, interpretation of findings of extra work-up, healing procedures and reaction and key issues. a large spectrum of headache varieties is roofed, together with either basic and secondary headache issues. The reader will how you can diagnose and deal with diverse headache issues without delay from the scientific event of specialists. Case-Based analysis and administration of Headache Disorders might be of worth for neurologists and a variety of physicians – from these in different specialties to basic care givers.

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Dowson AJ, Kilminster SG, Salt R (2008) Clinical profile of botulinum toxin A in patients with chronic headaches and cervical dystonia: a prospective, open-label, longitudinal study conducted in a naturalistic clinical practice setting. Drugs R D 9:147–158 15. Durham PL, Cady R, Cady R (2004) Regulation of calcitonin gene-related peptide secretion from trigeminal nerve cells by botulinum toxin type A: implications for migraine therapy. Headache 44:35–42 16. Eross EJ, Gladstone JP, Lewis S et al (2005) Duration of migraine is a predictor for response to botulinum toxin type A.

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She was seen in the outpatient clinic 3 months later, having described a single attack of hemiplegic migraine with aura in the form of gradually developing visual and sensory symptoms with positive as well as negative features. She described expressive aphasia and gradually developing hemiplegia most pronounced in her arm, causing her to be unable to move the arm. The headache and associated symptoms had all the characteristic features of migraine. 4 Summary of the Case A 30-year-old with a severe case of sequential visual disturbances, sensory disturbances, hemiplegia, and headache was admitted to the ER.

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