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Treatment-Resistant Chronic Cluster Headache

  • Nu Cindy ChaiEmail author
  • Alan M. Rapoport
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Abstract

In this chapter, we present a case of treatment-resistant cluster headache. The differential diagnosis of this case will be discussed along with recommended studies for its diagnostic workup. Further, we briefly review the epidemiology of chronic and treatment-resistant cluster headache, the acute and abortive therapeutic options, as well as invasive procedures used to treat resistant cluster headache.

Keywords

Suicidal Ideation Deep Brain Stimulation Cluster Headache Sodium Oxybate Head Pain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurologyJohns Hopkins School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyThe David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLALost AngelesUSA

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