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2022 Aug 26


Characteristics of migraine in patients with headache disorders: A clinic-based study from Central American and Caribbean countries.


Monterrey P, González M, Ramírez D, Gracia F, Henríquez F, Pérez-Franco E, Díaz A, Vásquez JF, Benzadón A, Obage J, Luna D, Pertuz W
Headache. 2022 Aug 26.
PMID: 36017947.


The objective of the study was to measure the proportion of patients who consulted for headache and of those who had a final diagnosis of migraine. We also assessed the proportion and characteristics of patients with migraine and the impact of migraine on the daily activities and the professional and social lives of patients visiting private/public medical centers in Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, and the Dominican Republic.