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2022 Aug 26


Pearls & Oysters: Post Pipeline Headache Phenomenon: Nummular Headache Presenting After Intracranial Aneurysm Stenting.



We report on a 31-year-old right-handed female with past medical history of pre-syncopal episodes and migraine headaches who presented to the outpatient clinic with a nummular headache after intracerebral stenting, which was different than her previous migraines.This represents "post-pipeline embolization headache" phenomenon, which is a relatively new term to describe a new or different headache in individuals who recently underwent intracranial vascular stenting as a treatment for cerebral aneurysms.