Headache as a real disease

Richard B. Lipton, Marcelo E. Bigal

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Acceptance of headache disorders as "real diseases" is now widespread due largely to advances made over the last 50 years in diagnoses, treatment, and the understanding of pathophysiology. Drs. Lipton and Bigal examine the path to acceptance and the impediments that had to be overcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)707-710
Number of pages4
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


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