Cluster headache has a dramatic presentation marked by rapidly escalating intensity of pain and prominent signs of autonomic dysfunction. Despite its distinctive features, diagnostic delay and misdiagnosis are common. Prompt recognition of this headache disorder provides an opportunity for effective treatment. This article provides a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of patients with cluster headache in the emergency room setting.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Current pain and headache reports|
|State||Published - Apr 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine