Episodic paroxysmal hemicrania: Two new cases and a literature review

Lawrence C. Newman, M. L. Gordon, R. B. Lipton, R. Kanner, S. Solomon

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Episodic paroxysmal hemicrania (EPH) is a rare disorder characterized by discrete bouts of hemicranial headache separated by headache-free remissions. Although EPH resembles episodic cluster headache in thelocation and quality of pain as well as the pattern of associated autonomic features, it is distinguished by the greaterfrequency andshorter duration of individual headaches. Differentiation of thesc disorders is important because EPHalmost invariablyresponds to treatment with indomethacin but not to standard cluster headache therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)964-966
Number of pages3
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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