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Headache Resembling Hemicrania Continua Caused by Pituitary Adenoma

  • Christian WöberEmail author
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Part of the Headache book series (HEAD)

Abstract

This is the complex history of a patient with pre-existing migraine with aura who developed first daily headaches resembling tension-type headache and later a continuous, strictly unilateral side-locked headache with exacerbations and ipsilateral cranial autonomic symptoms. This headache resembling hemicrania continua lead to the detection of a pituitary macroadenoma. Successful treatment of the tumor has paralleled with the resolution of the hemicrania continua like headache, thus suggesting a causal relation.

Keywords

Pituitary Adenoma Cluster Headache Migraine With Aura Cervicogenic Headache Hemicrania Continuum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Headache Unit, Department of NeurologyMedical University of ViennaViennaAustria

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